Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Museum; Botanical Garden

Original name(s)
    Institution Address

    Kew Green
    TW9 3AB  Richmond
    GB - United Kingdom

    Type of organisation

    Institution Address

    Kew Green
    TW9 3AB Richmond
    GB - United Kingdom

    Museum; Botanical Garden (Public)

    Director Representative

    Richard Deverell


    020 8332 5112

    Structure Chart

    Governing & Executive bodies

    Board of Trustees, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

    Staff fields

    scientific staff collections permanent: 110.0.scientific staff non permanent: 100.0.scientific staff permanent: 200.0.scientific staff post doc non permanent: 80.0.staff collection managers technicians permanent: 37.0;staff total: 320.0

    Membership fields

    Full member

    General Description

    Kew has three strategic priorities in science: To document and conduct research into global plant and fungal diversity and its uses for humanity. To curate and provide data-rich evidence from Kew’s unrivalled collections as a global asset for scientific research. To disseminate our scientific knowledge of plants and fungi, maximising its impact in science, education, conservation policy and management. Research Page: Science Strategy Annual Report and accounts

    Research Fields

    • Botany and Mycology of tropical and subtropical areas
    • UK Fungi
    • Monographic research in Fungi, Leguminosae, Arecaceae, Poaceae, Myrtaceae, Lamiaceae, Dioscoreaceae, Tropical Primulaceae
    • UK Overseas Territories

    Research Initiative

    On-line outreach activitie : : [['No']]
    other outreach activitie : : []
    Non academic trainings : : [['Yes, training course in various aspects of botany and mycology see']]
    Academic trainings : : ['Kew runs a M.Sc. Course on Plant and Fungal Taxonomy, Diversity and Conservation with Queen Mary College, University of London see\nKew acts in partnership with various universities and other scientific institutions to organise a number of plant diversity and conservation MSc courses. As well as providing taught modules, Kew also offers research opportunities for students on these courses, enabling them to work alongside Kew’s specialist staff and contribute to ongoing projects. see']
    General description : : []


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