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.
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.
Lecture by Dr Toby Pennington of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE), entitled: What is the most threatened type of tropical rainforest in the world, and why is so little being done to protect it?