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.

Microscience Microscopy Virtual Congress 5 – 9 July 2021

mmc2021 will take place virtually from 5 - 9 July 2021  The congress will encompass: an international scientific virtual conference (6 - 8 July) of six parallel streams, covering an enormous range of microscopy, cytometry and imaging topicsa huge FREE to ATTEND...

Job vacancy – PDRA in Snow Algae Physiology

Location: SAMS Oban Contract Type: Fixed Term- 2.5 years Salary range: £28,331 - £31,866 per annum Apply and more information here: https://sams.myciphr247.com/JobSearch.aspx The Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) are looking for an enthusiastic individual...

Additional funding opportunities with the British Phycological Society

The BPS is pleased to announce two new funding opportunities, with a deadline of 01 May 2021.  These are: BPS Algae Video Bursary - funding to support members in the production of short, social-media friendly videos/vodcasts.  Successful applicants will...

In Conversation with Emanuela Samartiani

https://youtu.be/Lpu0FkIWK0k Emanuela Samartiani writes books for children explaining the mysteries of the microscopic world. In this short interview with Martyn Kelly, Chair of the BPS Algal Outreach Committee, she explains where her fascination with microscopic life...

PhD scholarship within algal genetics available at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences

"The Department of Plant Sciences, Faculty of Biosciences, at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) has a vacant three-year PhD–position related to genetics of sugar kelp. There is an enormous potential for value creation based on kelp production along the...

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