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.

BPS Upcoming Funding Deadlines

The 1st February funding deadlines are rapidly approaching, and the February round includes, Student Bursaries and Summer Undergraduate Internships. More details are available here.

BPS Winter Meeting Public Lecture – The Structure and Function of Kelp Forests in a Rapidly Changing World

During the 2022 Winter Meeting, Dr Dan Smale & Prof. Pippa Moore produced a public lecture entitled: "The Structure and Function of Kelp Forests in a Rapidly Changing World", please see the recording below: https://youtu.be/k6gC7nclvPU

Request for Seaweed Photographs

Please see below a request for seaweed photographs from Jane Smith for a new book, Seaweeds of the World.  Any members interested in this project are asked to contact Jane Smith directly by email jane@janesmithmedia.co.uk “I am a freelance picture researcher working...

Algaculture for Biotechnology Online Training Course

With continuing Covid19 constraints, CCAP will once again be delivering their annual CCAP CPD course online, via MS Teams. The course is aimed at students, technicians, early career researchers, industry professionals and algae enthusiasts. You are invited to register...

The Phycologist 101 – Available to view

Our Autumn 2021 issue of the Phycologist reaches an incredible landmark of 100 issues. Please log in and view your access to the new issue here, note, you won't be able to access the newest issue if you are not logged in to the website. This Issue's table of contents:...

Upcoming Events

  1. Algaculture for Biotechnology Online Training Course

    February 9 @ 8:00 am - February 10 @ 5:00 pm GMT