Euglena International Network (EIN) Inaugural Meeting – Virtual

The Euglena International Network (EIN) is a new initiative advancing research into Euglenoid algae. These fascinating organisms are very diverse and include heterotrophs, photosynthetic and predatory species. Recent advances in Euglena will be discussed and we will be proposing new research directions and what the “Grand Challenges” for Euglena research are. So, whether you are interested in Euglena ecology, genomics or […]

Algal Biotechnology Online Course Nov 2020

We are pleased to announce that REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for our Algal Biotechnology Online Course Nov 2020! This year the 2-day course is all online, but we still have a great line up of speakers, tours of algal facilities and network sessions from our groups based in UK, Iceland and Germany. Details below and […]

Virtual Early Career European Microscopy Congress 2020

The Virtual Early Career European Microscopy Congress 2020 starts 24th November, with the opening ceremony at 08:45 GMT. But the beauty of a virtual event is that you can choose to attend at the last minute and still catch all the talks you are interested in!  Registration will remain open throughout the event and Early Career Researchers and […]

BPS Winter Meeting 2021 – Nottingham (Online)

The 69th Annual Meeting of the British Phycological Society with Protistology UK  Registration opens 1 September 2020 4th to 8th January 2021 (Online) University of Nottingham Visit the meeting website, here.

BPS Funding Schemes – Student Bursaries Application Deadline

Enquiries concerning any of the BPS Funding Schemes should be directed to the Chair of the BPS Awards and Training Committee awards@brphycsoc.org Applications for funding must be made using the official form for the funding scheme available from the BPS website https://brphycsoc.org/awards_training/  Applications should be left in Microsoft Word format and not converted to PDF. […]

BPS Funding Schemes – Summer Undergraduate Internships Application Deadline

This funding scheme is intended to enable students to carry out a research project during the summer vacation at an academic institution or a commercial company, public agency or regulatory body that uses or considers algae in their work. The emphasis is on providing research experience and training for the student. Summer projects are generally […]

12th International Phycological Congress (IPC2021)

The 12th International Phycological Congress (IPC2021) will be held as a fully virtual Congress on 22 - 26 March 2021. The Scientific Program of IPC2021 will follow the traditional IPC format and will consist of  plenary and keynote lectures by renowned international researchers, already confirmed. In addition, there will be oral and e-posters presentations in […]

10th European Algae Industry Summit

ACI is hosting the next European Algae Industry Summit on 21st & 22nd April 2021 in Reykjavik, Iceland.This edition will focus on improving production methods, both from an efficiency and a sustainable perspective, with case studies from key players of each segment bringing forward their experience.The conference will also take an in-depth look into the most recently developed technologies, the […]

Freshwater Field Meeting

The BPS and Quekett Microscopical Club are planning to hold another joint freshwater field meeting on the weekend of 3-5 September at Malham Tarn field centre.  These are informal events with opportunities to collect and examine algae material from some beautiful locations. This year, Allan Pentecost will be guiding us around the phycological delights of […]