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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,…
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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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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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2014 ASPT Awards: URP and IPSEP

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The Honors and Awards committee is pleased to announce the 2014 recipients for ASPT's awards for the 2014 Undergraduate Research Prize and 2014 Innovations in Plant Systematics Education Prize. 2014 Undergraduate Research Prize Awardee…
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DEST - Botanical Nomenclature

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Course description This in-depth course will teach the principles of plant nomenclature according to the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi and plants (ICN) so that participants can apply good…
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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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SPNHC 2014 DemoCamp: Call for Demonstrations

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Registration is now open – https://www.regonline.co.uk/spnhc2014 Submissions of abstracts are solicited for DemoCamp session presentations at the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) conference in Cardiff, Wales, June 22-27, 2014…
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Request of the Natural History Collections Community

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If you work with or have any interest in biodiversity or natural history collections of any type, at any level, in any capacity… we need your insights on this survey. Responses…
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PhD opportunities at Senckenberg

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16th Flora of Thailand Conference, Kew

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16TH FLORA OF THAILAND CONFERENCEROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS KEW 7 TO 12 SEPTEMBER 2014THAI BOTANY AND THE EUROPEAN CONNECTION: BUILDING ON 100 YEARS OF COLLABORATIONThis week-long conference at Kew…
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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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Fifth International Conference on Plants & Environmental Pollution(ICPEP- 5)

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Call for registration and abstracts. Fifth International Conference on Plants & Environmental Pollution(ICPEP- 5) Lucknow, India: 3-6 December 2014 Website: http://isebindia.com; Email: isebnbrilko@gmail.com Detailed information can be accessed from our…
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Missouri Botanical Symposium - 2014

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The second annual Missouri Botanical Symposium is scheduled for March 21, 2014! This exciting event will provide an opportunity for botany professionals and enthusiasts to share research and ideas about a…
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Plant Biology Europe FESPB EPSO

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Early Bird Registration Deadline – March 1st Registration for the Plant Biology Europe FESPB/EPSO 2014 Congress is now open!  The Early Bird Discounted Rate is available until March 1st.  Delegates can…
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Herbarium Internship - US National Arboretum

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 The herbarium of the US National Arboretum in in Washington, D.C. is offering a summer internship in herbarium technique, located at the US National Arboretum in Washington, D.C.  Our herbarium (NA)…
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