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2020 Joint Field Meeting: BSA NE Section, Torrey Botanical Society, and Philadelphia Botanical Club

Contributed by aneely on Apr 08, 2020 - 09:09 AM
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The 2020 Joint Field Meeting of the: Botanical Society of America, Northeastern Section and Torrey Botanical Society and Philadelphia Botanical Club.


Special Issue Call for Papers - Exploring the Potential of Angiosperms353

Contributed by aneely on Mar 04, 2020 - 03:16 PM
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SPECIAL ISSUE CALL FOR PAPERS
Exploring the Potential of Angiosperms353, a Universal Toolkit for Flowering Plant Phylogenomics



Life Finds A Way: An Overview of the Nagoya Protocol from the U.S. Government

Contributed by aneely on Feb 13, 2020 - 07:42 PM
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This is a unique opportunity for scientists to learn from a government official involved in international discussions about Nagoya, and an opportunity to communicate concerns and offers recommendations to the State Department. 

 


New Phytologist Events

Contributed by aneely on Jan 22, 2020 - 04:09 PM
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New Phytologist events schedule now available.


Plant Biology 2020, July 25-29

Contributed by aneely on Jan 22, 2020 - 03:55 PM
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Registration is now open for Plant Biology 2020, which will be held July 25-29 in Washington, DC.


6th Life Discovery – Doing Science Biology Education Conference

Contributed by aneely on Jan 16, 2020 - 05:16 PM
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6th Life Discovery – Doing Science Biology Education Conference

October 22-24, Estes Park, CO


Earl Core Student Research Scholarship

Contributed by aneely on Jan 16, 2020 - 04:57 PM
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This award provides up to $1,200 in financial assistance in support of student research projects in plant taxonomy, systematics, and ecology.


Donald R. Kaplan Award in Comparative Morphology

Contributed by aneely on Jan 09, 2020 - 03:54 PM
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The Botanical Society of America is excited to announce the application period for the NEW Donald R. Kaplan Award in Comparative Morphology has begun.


American Penstemon Society Special Projects Program

Contributed by aneely on Jan 07, 2020 - 03:29 PM
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The American Penstemon Society is seeking proposals for projects that promote knowledge and appreciation of Penstemons.


Applications for the 2020 L’Oréal USA For Women in Science Program

Contributed by aneely on Jan 06, 2020 - 05:22 PM
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The L’Oréal USA For Women in Science fellowship program honors female scientists at a critical stage in their careers with grants of $60,000 each. Since 2003, we’ve awarded 80 postdoctoral women scientists over $4 million in grants.


36th Midcontinent Paleobotanical Colloquium

Contributed by aneely on Dec 19, 2019 - 08:46 PM
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The 36th Midcontinent Paleobotanical Colloquium (MPC) will take place on UW campus and the New Burke Museum in Seattle, May 1-3, 2020, hosted by Dr. Caroline Stromberg. Find a link to our website here


Future Park Leaders Paid Internships

Contributed by aneely on Dec 17, 2019 - 03:44 PM
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The Future Park Leaders of Emerging Change (FPL) provides paid internships to highly motivated undergraduate and graduate students.


Phipps Conservatory’s Botany in Action Fellowship is now accepting proposals for 2020

Contributed by aneely on Nov 08, 2019 - 06:33 PM
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The Botany in Action (BIA) Fellowship program at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens fosters the development of the next generation of plant-based scientists who are committed, first, to excellent research, and second, to educational outreach.


MEEC Midwest Ecology and Evolution Conference

Contributed by aneely on Oct 17, 2019 - 05:27 PM
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The Midwest Ecology and Evolution Conference (MEEC) is an annual regional conference hosted by different Midwestern institutions each year and is organized and directed entirely by graduate students. This conference is graduate and undergraduate student-focused, providing a professional atmosphere for students of all levels to interact with and learn from their peers.


Reintegrating Biology Jumpstart Meetings

Contributed by aneely on Oct 17, 2019 - 02:04 PM
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Help generate ideas that will unify and advance the biological sciences. The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) and KnowInnovation (KI) would like to let you know of the opportunity to participate in a series of NSF-funded virtual and in-person events focused on identifying the opportunities and challenges for reintegrating research across the biology subdisciplines. More details can be found at https://reintegratingbiology.org/


Grant Award: The Garden Club of America’s Anne S. Chatham Fellowship in Medicinal Botany

Contributed by aneely on Oct 11, 2019 - 05:21 PM
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The Garden Club of America’s Anne S. Chatham Fellowship in Medicinal Botany provides at least one grant award of $4,500 annually to support research related to medicinal plants.


The Rupert Barneby Award of The New York Botanical Garden

Contributed by aneely on Sep 30, 2019 - 06:52 PM
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The Rupert Barneby Award, named in honor of the late NYBG scientist and renowned legume expert, consists of US$2000 granted annually to assist researchers to visit The New York Botanical Garden to study the rich herbarium collection of Leguminosae.  Proposal deadline is December 30. 2019.


A series of virtual and face-to-face events engaging and exciting diverse expertise for the purpose of reintegrating biology.

Contributed by aneely on Sep 06, 2019 - 06:06 PM
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Help generate ideas that will unify and advance the biological sciences. The NSF directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO), the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) and KnowInnovation (KI) would like to let you know of the opportunity to participate in a series of NSF-funded virtual and in-person events focused on identifying the opportunities and challenges for reintegrating research across the biology subdisciplines. More details can be found at https://reintegratingbiology.org/.


The Missouri Botanical Garden will host its 66th Annual Fall Symposium entitled “The Origins and Maintenance of Neotropical Biodiversity” on October 11-12, 2019

Contributed by aneely on Sep 06, 2019 - 05:32 PM
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The Missouri Botanical Garden will host its 66th Annual Fall Symposium entitled “The Origins and Maintenance of Neotropical Biodiversity” on October 11-12, 2019.

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! For more information about the symposium, speakers, registration, local accommodations, posters and travel awards for students, please follow this link: www.mobot.org/symposium

Registration includes access to Friday evening mixer, and Saturday all-day scientific program, coffee breaks and lunch. MBG staff and local students can register for free using a prepaid access code, please inquire before registering.


Get Published: Your How-To Guide, BSA and Wiley & Sons Workshop at the XXI Mexican Botanical Congress

Contributed by aneely on Aug 28, 2019 - 03:27 PM
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BSA and Wiley & Sons presents Get Published: Your How-To Guide, A Step-by-step primer from pre-submission to post-publication.  This two hour workshop will take place at the XXI Mexican Botanical Congress October 23, 2019.


Joint Botanical Collection

Contributed by aneely on Aug 13, 2019 - 04:28 PM
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Enjoy this collection of important research from Physiologia Plantarum, Taxon, Nordic Journal of Botany, American Journal of Botany and Applications in Plant Sciences. Free access until 31st October 2019.


American Philosophical Society Grants and Fellowships

Contributed by aneely on Jul 08, 2019 - 05:34 PM
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Every year the American Philosophical Society publishes their grant and fellowship programs.  Here is detailed information about the programs that pertain most directly to BSA and their members.

They have revised the Grants section of their website, www.amphilsoc.org, for 2019–2020. They will announce any changes to programs at their website, so we invite you to check the Grants section periodically.


Ruskin School of Art Offering Classes in Botanical Drawing

Contributed by aneely on May 14, 2019 - 08:18 PM
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The Ruskin School of Art at the University of Oxford has developed a varied programme of short courses for summer 2019, taught by Ruskin tutors and alumni.  Some courses include Botanical Drawing and Experimental Drawing with studio time, and time in meadows and gardens.

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