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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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ASPT Emails-to-Membership Archive

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Let's sequence the first fern genome together!

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A crowdfunding fern genome project - the first of its kind - has been launched!   Please check it out: Azolla Genome Project
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Budget cuts to science and conservation at Kew Gardens

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Science and conservation at Kew Gardens is under threat due to government cuts.  £5M deficit will lead to a loss of over 120 posts.  For additional information please see http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-26821046.…
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2014 ASPT Student Travel Grant Lottery

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The American Society of Plant Taxonomists will provide travel grants of $300 each, plus the cost of an ASPT banquet ticket (or reimbursement for the ticket upon presentation of a paid…
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