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...
PSA Provasoli Award for BPS Members

PSA Provasoli Award for BPS Members

Congratulations to BPS Members and Winter Meeting attendees Pilar Diaz, Heroen Verbruggen, John West and Christine Maggs, who won the Phycological Society of America’s Provasoli award for the best paper in Journal of Phycology last year. The award was presented...
Canter Lund 2018

Canter Lund 2018

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...
A fertile find in Wales

A fertile find in Wales

Francis Bunker in The Phycologist The red alga Bostrychia scorpioides occurs all around Britain and Ireland (Maggs and Hommersand, 1993), It lives at the top of the shore, primarily in estuaries, where it grows in amongst saltmarsh plants but also on sheltered rocky...