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.

Annual Meetings

Annual Meetings

The British Phycological Society has held an annual meeting within Britain and Ireland for many years, usually in the first weeks of January. Our next meeting is being held in Plymouth within the beautiful setting of South West England (between 6-9th January...

Awards and Training

Awards and Training

Update on BPS Awards & Training Schemes October 2019  BPS has moved to 3 Awards & Training deadlines per year: Further details of these funding schemes can be found in an updated version of the BPS Funding Guidelines – download [ddownload...

The Phycologist

The Phycologist

What is it? With a distribution to over 400 members and other researchers at international meetings, The Phycologist is an important forum through which the BPS can communicate with members and in which members can raise issues, request information, publicise...

European Journal of Phycology

European Journal of Phycology

Aims and Scope The European Journal of Phycology publishes papers on all aspects of algae, including cyanobacteria. Articles may be in the form of primary research papers, Miniviews, which present the author's viewpoint on important recent developments,...

Awards and Training application deadline

Awards and Training application deadline

Updated versions of the BPS Funding Guidelines can be downloaded now. Also, at the same link, revised application forms to be used for the 1st November 2019 deadline for Student Bursaries and the new Early Career Researcher Bursary.  Student Bursaries are for monies...

Update on BPS Awards & Training Schemes  

Update on BPS Awards & Training Schemes  

BPS is moving to 3 Awards & Training deadlines per year commencing with a 1st November 2019 deadline for bursaries for attendance at the BPS Annual Meeting in January. This 1st November deadline replaces the current 1st September and 1st December deadlines....

Annual Meeting Plymouth 2020

Annual Meeting Plymouth 2020

The website for the Annual Meeting of the British Phycological Society is now live, accepting registrations from the 2nd September 2019 and closing on the 16th December 2019. Click here to head over to the conference website.