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ASPT 2015 Photo Poster Submissions Request

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ASPT 2015 Photo Poster Submissions Requested As the ASPT Promotional Materials Committee prepares to design a poster for Botany 2015 in Edmonton, we request your submissions for inclusion in the next…
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ASPT 2015 T-shirt Design Contest

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ASPT 2015 T-shirt Design Contest The ASPT Promotional Materials Committee is soliciting an original botanical illustration to print on the ASPT t-shirt to be sold at BOTANY 2015 in Edmonton, Canada.…
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Anne S. Chatham Fellowship in Medicinal Botany

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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. An important aspect…
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UNESCO declaration on role of botanists

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International UNESCO conference outlines the important role of botanists in the 21st century.  Read about the declaration here.
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New NSF collections-based postdoctoral fellowship!

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New!  NSF will sponsor postdoctoral fellowship in collections-based research!  Full proposals due January 8th.  Click here for details.
Tags: Collections, NSF
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Ongoing battle between the House and the NSF

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Check out this recent article about tensions between the House Science Committee and NSF -- a good impetus to write your representative about the importance of basic research, including your own!…
Tags: NSF, Policy
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Contemporary and future studies in plant speciation

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Royal Society Publishing has just published Contemporary and future studies in plant speciation, morphological/floral evolution and polyploidy: honouring the scientific contributions of Leslie D. Gottlieb to plant evolutionary biology, compiled and…
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EPA ORISE Fellowship in Citizen Science

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The innovation team in EPA’s Office of Research and Development is recruiting for an ORISE fellowship on citizen science.  We are looking for a bright, motivated, extroverted person to help EPA…
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Lawrence Memorial Award – 2015 Nominations

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The Award Committee of the Lawrence Memorial Fund invites nominations for the 2015 Lawrence Memorial Award.  Honoring the memory of Dr. George H. M. Lawrence, founding Director of the Hunt Institute…
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2015 Smithsonian Institution Research Fellowships

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Research fellowships in Botany and Paleobotany are available through the Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program, which provides funding for graduate students, post-doctoral scholars, and senior investigators to conduct research in association with…
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Systematic Botany changes

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On 2 Sept 2014, ASPT President Pat Herendeen sent the following email message to the membership regarding changes in Systematic Botany.  To make sure this important message reaches as many members…
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Survey on family boundaries in vascular plants

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Survey by Maarten J. M. Christenhusz, Maria S. Vorontsova, and Mark W. Chase Introduction This survey seeks opinions on delimitation of some vascular plant families. The Angiosperm Phylogeny Group (APG)…
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2014 Peter Raven Award Winner: Ken Cameron

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Boise, Idaho, July 29, 2014—The American Society of Plant Taxonomists awarded Dr. Ken Cameron, Professor of Botany and Director of the Wisconsin State Herbarium at University of Wisconsin-Madison, the Society’s…
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2014 George R. Cooley Award Winner: Ryan Folk

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Boise, Idaho, July 29, 2014 – The American Society of Plant Taxonomists awarded Ryan Folk, an expert on the saxifrage family, their George R. Cooley Award for Best Contributed Paper in…
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2014 Grady Webster Award Winners: Kristen Hasenstab-Lehman & Michael Simpson

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Boise, Idaho, July 29, 2014 – The American Society of Plant Taxonomists awarded Kristen Hasenstab-Lehman, a Ph.D. candidate in Botany at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden & Claremont Graduate University,…
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2014 Asa Gray Award Winner: Alan Smith

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Boise, Idaho, 29 July 2014 – The American Society of Plant Taxonomists awarded Dr. Alan R. Smith, Emeritus Research Botanist of the University Herbarium at the University of California, Berkeley,…
Tags: Asa Gray, awards
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Prominent scientists fight to save research at Kew Gardens

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Prominent scientists including Jane Goodall and David Attenborough are leading the fight against England's major budget cut of Kew Gardens, a cut that will elad to potentially 45 scientist positions being…
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CitStitch Hackathon Opportunity

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iDigBio (www.idigbio.org) and Zooniverse's Notes from Nature Project (www.notesfromnature.org) are pleased to announce the CitStitch Hackathon.  The goal of the hackathon is to build interoperability among projects…
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Rupert Barneby Award - NYBG

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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…
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ASPT Emails-to-Membership Archive

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