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Oxford students make their way to Illinois’ research fields

This summer, a new exchange program allowed nine interns from the University of Oxford the opportunity to conduct research alongside highly qualified researchers and experience a different culture at the University of Illinois.

Realizing Increased Photosynthetic Efficiency (RIPE) is an international research project that is engineering plants to photosynthesize more efficiently to increase the yields of staple food crops. All RIPE interns were paired with a supervisor to help with a specific component of the project.

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Publication Date: 01/04/2019