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.

Virtual Early Career European Microscopy Congress 24 – 26 November 2020

Following the cancellation of emc2020, this virtual meeting will provide an opportunity for Early Career Scientists who would have attended and presented at the congress, to still present their work at an international meeting.  STARTING TODAY The Virtual Early Career...

BPS President invited to REV Ocean Seaweed Workshop

We are pleased to announce that Jason Hall-Spencer, as BPS President, has been invited to attend the REV Ocean Workshop, ‘Seaweed cultivation: concrete actions towards a healthy ocean’ on 16-17 November 2020. The workshop will discuss the potential of seaweed...

BBSRC PhD Studentship Opportunity on Seaweed Diseases

A BBSRC (Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council)  PhD studentship for the project entitled "Seaweed diseases: understanding seaweed host-pathogen interactions to improve commercial seaweed production" is now being offered. The project is hosted by...

10th European Algae Industry Summit, Early Bird Offer!

ACI is hosting the next European Algae Industry Summit on 21st & 22nd April 2021 in Reykjavik, Iceland.This edition will focus on improving production methods, both from an efficiency and a sustainable perspective, with case studies from key players of each...

Just out! The Phycologist 99 – Autumn 2020

The editor of The Phycologist, Amanda Burson has just compiled the 2020 Autumn issue! We are one away from our hundred! Check it out here, members must be logged in to access that page.

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