Plant and Environmental Biology
University of Southampton
Professor Gail Taylor is a leader in Plant and Sustainability Science, she joined the University of Southampton in 1999 and has held several positions in the university including Director of Research for Biological Sciences (2012-2015) and Chair of the university-wide multidisciplinary Energy research group. She works as part of the UK Energy Research Centre, is a member of the Strategic Advisory Group for Bioenergy of the Energy Technologies Institute and sits on several international panels for research assessment including in Finland, Canada and France.
Her research focusses on the challenges of sustainable energy and food production and adaptation of biological systems to the changing climate.