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Mountain Lake Biological Station 2014 Early-Career Fellowships

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The University of Virginia’s Mountain Lake Biological Station (MLBS) in the southern Appalachians is excited to offer a limited number of fellowships to support station and residency costs for researchers to…
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Student grants - Society of Herbarium Curators

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Two $500 research grants sponsored by the Society of Herbarium Curators will be awarded to students whose research contributes to or uses herbarium resources in ways that augment the collections. Research…
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Torrey Botanical Society Grants available

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Each year, the Torrey Botanical Society offers four grant competitions.  The grants provide $1000–$2500 each to support graduate student research, undergraduate and graduate student training, and symposia. A wide range of…
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Remote participation invitation: iDigBio herbarium digitization workshop

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iDigBio and the Robert K. Godfrey Herbarium at Florida State University are pleased to invite you to a remote broadcast of an upcoming workshop focused on methods for digitizing small herbaria.…
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Plant Families of the Tropics Course - Leiden

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For whom? The course is aimed at MSc students in biology and environmental or life sciences, although we also accept BSc and PhD students, as well as externals. The course will…
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DEST - Taxonomy training: Tropical Field Botany

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The Distributed European School of Taxonomy (DEST, http://www.taxonomytraining.eu), has added a Tropical Field Botany Course.  The course comprises a two-week tropical field trip to Belize, organized in the framework of…
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Systematic Botany Monographs - Recent Volumes

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Volume 95. Revision of Geranium (Geraniaceae) in the New World, Carlos Aedo, 550 pp, color frontispiece, hardbound, 25 June 2012. ISBN 978-0-912861-95-1. US orders: $75.00; non-US orders: $95.00. Volume 94. …
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Chatham Fellowship in Medicinal Botany

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The Anne S. Chatham Fellowship provides a grant of $4,500 annually to promote the study of medicinal botany. The fellowship was established to protect and preserve knowledge about the medicinal use…
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RBG-Kew Tropical Plant Identification Course

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The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew will be running its annual Tropical Plant ID Course from 21 April to 2 May 2014. Full details and an application form/poster at this site:…
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Call for Papers, Special Edition of Plant Biology

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In 2014, Plant Biology will publish a special issue dedicated to Prof. Elias Landolt on "After the genome sequencing of duckweed - how to proceed with research on the fastest growing…
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MBG 60th Systematics Symposium

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MBG 60th Annual Systematics Symposium October 11-12, 2013 St. Louis, Missouri Phylogeny Meets Ecology: Patterns of Diversity, Community Assembly, and Niche Evolution (pdf) Register at www.mobot.org/symposium Graduate students are…
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Botanical courses - Distributed European School of Taxonomy

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The Distributed European School of Taxonomy (DEST, http://www.taxonomytraining.eu), originally funded by the EC in the framework of the EDIT project, has launched two types of training courses at various European…
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2013 Cooley Award goes to...

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The American Society of Plant Taxonomists awarded Ricardo Kriebel, an expert on the tropical princess flower family, their George R. Cooley Award for Best Contributed Paper in Plant Systematics at the…
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UC Berkeley's Professor Bruce Baldwin wins Asa Gray award

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W.L. Jepson Professor and Curator Recognized for Outstanding Career Accomplishments at American Botanical Meetings New Orleans, Louisiana, July 30, 2013—The American Society of Plant Taxonomists awarded Dr. Bruce Baldwin, the W.L.…
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2013 ASPT Graduate Student Research Grant Recipients

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2013 ASPT Research Grant Recipients: The ASPT Honors and Awards committee received 48 highly competitive proposals. Each proposal was reviewed by panel of three impartial referees using a standardized rubric; referees…
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Recipients for new 2013 ASPT awards

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The Honors and Awards committee is pleased to announce the 2013 recipients for ASPT's new awards for the 2013 Undergraduate Research Prize and 2013 Innovations in Plant Systematics Education Prize. 2013…
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2013 ASPT Election Results

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On behalf of the American Society of Plant Taxonomists I want to thank all of the members who agreed to run for office, and for their willingness to serve ASPT. For…
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In Memoriam of Dr. Tim Motley

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A Memorial Service/Celebration will be held at the Norfolk Botanical Garden on May 17 at 3pm to honor the life of Dr. Tim Motley, who passed away unexpectedly last month. Please…
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ASPT Newsletter is available

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Download the latest ASPT newsletter
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Bucknell professor’s new YouTube show brings ‘adventure botany’ to life

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In his new ‘Plants Are Cool, Too!’ episode, Professor Chris Martine explores an Idaho fossil deposit and the hunt for DNA that dates back 15 million years. LEWISBURG, Pa. — Bucknell…
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