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Sarah Edwards

Sarah Edwards is Plant Records Officer at the University of Oxford Botanic Garden and Arboretum, and teaches Ethnobiology and Biological Conservation at the Institute of Human Sciences, University of Oxford. She is also an Honorary Research Fellow at UCL School of Pharmacy and a Board member of the British Herbal Medicine Association.

Her research interests include understanding sociocultural aspects of medicinal plant use within different societies and biocultural diversity conservation in northern Australia. Her latest work collaborating with farmers and artists in S. Wales has focused on using a multispecies ethnographic approach to re-evaluate human-plant interrelationships.