Hilda Canter-Lund Award

Hilda Canter-Lund Award

This award was established by the British Phycological Society in recognition of Hilda Canter-Lund, whose stunning photographs will be known to many members.  Her photomicrographs of freshwater algae combined high technical and aesthetic qualities whilst still...
Freshwater Algal Identification Course 2019

Freshwater Algal Identification Course 2019

This course aims to train staff from Environment Agency, SEPA, water PLCs, consultancies, museums, research students and overseas visitors in the identification of the more widespread and environmentally important freshwater algae. Topics include monitoring, field...
Collecting and Identifying Seaweeds 2019

Collecting and Identifying Seaweeds 2019

The British Phycological Society in association with the Marine Biological Association of the UK Introduction: 18th to 19th March & Advanced: 20th to 22nd March Based at the Marine Biological Association, Plymouth Run by Professor Christine Maggs (JNCC,...
Diatom Themed Christmas Cards

Diatom Themed Christmas Cards

  Helen Smith, PhD, Physical Oceanographer, has designed a Christmas card using light microscope images of diatoms (see media images), which she is selling in aid of PLANETS cancer charity to show support for a friend with pancreatic cancer. All profits are going...
New BPS Website!

New BPS Website!

After some time in the making, The British Phycological Society is proud to release its new website. The previous version was developed by Mike Guiry, and has served the Society very well over the last few years. However, with Mike rolling off as the Society’s...