Welcome to the British Phycological Society’s Website. The Society, a charity devoted to the study of algae founded in 1952, was one of the first to be established in the world, and is the largest in Europe.

Membership of the British Phycological Society is open to everybody.

New ID Courses in the Czech Republic in 2020

New ID Courses in the Czech Republic in 2020

There are 2 identification courses available in the Czech Republic in 2020: on euglenoids and cyanobacteria. COURSE 1 - DETERMINATION COURSE OF  EUGLENOIDS, 20th - 24th July 2020, at the Faculty of Science of the University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice (České...

Davos 2020: Algae proposed as an alternative to plastic

Davos 2020: Algae proposed as an alternative to plastic

A French think tank called Atelier Luma is investigating whether treated algae can be used an an alternative material to plastic. It showed off the technology at the World Economic Forum summit in Davos, Switzerland....

Summer Undergraduate Internships

Summer Undergraduate Internships

New funding source to support undergraduate research! The Society will support undergraduate students to do a 4-6 week research project during their summer vacation at an academic institution or a commercial company, public agency or regulatory body that uses or...