Journal access scheduled downtime 22nd February 2012

Date

Wed, 22/02/2012 - 18:00 - 22:00

Taylor & Francis Online will be undergoing maintenance on Wednesday 22nd February 2012 between 18:00 and 22:00 GMT, during this time the Society's journal, Plant Ecology & Diversity will not be available on-line. Taylor & Francis hope to complete the work within the first hour but,it may be unavailable for a further three hours during the scheduled maintenance window.


A window on the world

Location

Room 2.12, Appleton Tower, Crichton St, Edinburgh

Leaders

Mark Hughes

Date

Thu, 27/10/2011 - 19:00

For over 300 years botanists from the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh have been bringing back unusual, rare and exotic plants to Scotland from all corners of the globe. Join Mark Hughes as he follows in their footsteps during a series of expeditions to the rich tropical montane forests of Sumatra.


Registration for Next Generation Plant Ecology & Evolution workshop 2011 is now closed

Date

Mon, 12/09/2011 - 17:00

Registration for the Next Generation Plant Ecology & Evolution workshop 2011, has been closed, however if you would like to know more please follow the link given below.


Ferns and fossils

Location

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE)

Date

Sat, 24/09/2011 - 11:00 - Sun, 25/09/2011 - 16:00

Ferns & Fossils

A free event in the John Hope Gateway Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 September 2011

Ferns were around long before the dinosaurs and are still found in most environments today. Discover the secrets of their success with activities, demonstrations and displays that will introduce fern biology, reproduction and evolution.


Plant Ecology & Diversity's first Impact Factor 2.053!

Plant Ecology & Diversity, the Society's journal has just received it's first Impact Factor of 2.053. The journal ranks 57/187 in the Plant Science subject area, placing it in the 2nd Quartile. This is fantastic for the journal's first Impact Factor!


Registration open for Next Generation Plant Ecology & Evolution workshop 2011

Location

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE)

Leaders

Alex Twyford

Registration is now open for the Next Generation Plant Ecology & Evolution workshop 2011. This workshop, sponsored by the Botanical Society of Scotland, will be a two day workshop on how next generation sequencing technologies can transform research in plant ecology and evolution. Taking place at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE), on the 18 - 19th October 2011.


Anniversary excursion to Benmore

Location

Benmore Botanic Garden

Date

Sat, 03/09/2011 - 09:00 - 20:00

The BSS has organised a Special 175th Anniversary excursion to Benmore for members, their friends and family. Log in for more details.


New Vice President and Honorary Members

Dr Chris Jeffree has accepted the post of Vice President of the Botanical Society of Scotland. We also welcome three new honorary members of the Society Prof. John Raven, Prof. Janet Sprent and Prof. Mary Gibby.


Student Prize 2010

Date

Tue, 01/03/2011 - 12:00

We were happy to receive five entries for the Student Thesis Prize from four institutions. Thank you to everyone who contributed to this annual prize competition. The academic standard of all entries was, as always, extremely high.


Plant Ecology and Diversity first impact factor

Date

Thu, 03/03/2011 - 09:30

Plant Ecology and Diversity is expecting a first impact factor of 1.8, which is a high rating for a new Journal title. This is good news for the Society and for those who choose to publish in our journal.


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