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.

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.

Research Associate Position available at the Bristol Glaciology Centre, University of Bristol

A 3 year postdoctoral research associate position is available within my MicroLab research group in the Bristol Glaciology Centre, University of Bristol. This is part of a 4-year Leverhulme Trust funded project called iDAPT: Ice Dependent Adaptations for Plant...

New Algae-Video Bursary application 2020!

BPS Algae-Video Bursaries (£300) are to support the production of short “science communication” videos (max length 120 seconds) on any algal topic that addresses the aims of the BPS (..to advance research and education by the encouragement and pursuit of all aspects...

Algal Biotechnology Online Course Nov 2020

We are pleased to announce that REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for our Algal Biotechnology Online Course Nov 2020! This year the 2-day course is all online, but we still have a great line up of speakers, tours of algal facilities and network sessions from our groups based...

12th International Phycological Congress (IPC2021)

The International Phycological Congress (IPC) meets every four years and is intended for scientists and professional organisations with an interest in phycology. The 12th International Phycological Congress (IPC2021) will be held as a fully virtual Congress on 22 - 26...

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