BSS

BSS Student prize awarded

Date

Tue, 24/01/2017 (All day) - Tue, 25/07/2017 (All day)

We are pleased to announce that the 2016 Student Prize has been awarded to Alastair MacLaren for his thesis ‘A Phenotypic and Genotypic analysis of Plantago robusta and Pelargonium cotyledonis’.


Lecture: Genetics of Scots Pine and its associated species

Location

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Leaders

Dr Joan Cottrell

Date

Thu, 12/01/2017 - 18:00

Informed conservation of Scots pine at a European and a Scottish scale


Portals & Apps: Exploring the Future of Environmental Science

Location

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Leaders

Dr Philip Taylor

Date

Thu, 15/12/2016 - 18:00

It's 2050 and drones are busy whizzing around the earth recording and analysing every plant and animal on the ground. Well, maybe...


The Flora of Angus

Location

Dalhousie Building, Lecture Theatre 2, University of Dundee

Leaders

Dr Theo Loizou

Date

Tue, 22/11/2016 - 19:30

Dr Theo Loizou will present a lecture on the flora of Angus. This lecture is joint with the Dundee Naturalists' Society


The Endemic Flora of Chile

Location

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Leaders

Martin Gardner

Date

Thu, 17/11/2016 - 18:00

Martin Gardner, RBGE, will tell us about the endemic flora of Chile.


Lecture at Perth Museum: Wild Plants in Wild Places - Botanising on Ben Lawers and Glencoe

Location

Perth Museum Library

Leaders

Dan Watson, Killin

Date

Wed, 09/11/2016 - 19:30

Wild Plants in Wild Places - Botanising on Ben Lawers and Glencoe. This is a joint lecture with the Perth Society of Natural Science. The lecture will be held in the Library Room in Perth Museum and Art Gallery at 7.30 pm, with tea and coffee after the lecture.


Observations on the botany of towns and cities by London's ecologist

Location

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Leaders

Professor David Goode

Date

Thu, 20/10/2016 - 18:00

Award-winning ecologist and author David Goode has an international reputation for his work on urban ecology and was at the heart of biodiversity issues in London for many years as Director of the London Ecology Unit and Head of Environment at the Greater London Authority.


Field Meeting: Bryophytes of Blackford Hill, Edinburgh

Location

Blackford Hill

Leaders

David Chamberlain

Date

Sun, 09/10/2016 - 11:00

This outing is specially geared to novices and students. Meet at the Blackford Hill car park in front of the Royal Observatory.


First Autumn Lecture ... Tropical trees: their taxonomy and conservation; Sapotaceae - a case study

Location

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Leaders

Dr Peter Wilkie

Date

Thu, 29/09/2016 - 18:00

Malesia is a distinct floristic region composed of 7 countries (Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Singapore and Timor-Leste). The region has some of the highest levels of plant diversity on Earth but also some of the most threatened. This lecture will celebrate the plant diversity of the region in particular the family Sapotaceae.


Field Meeting: Fungus Foray

Location

Humbie Woods

Leaders

Stephan Helfer

Date

Sat, 24/09/2016 - 11:00

Meet at the car park at Humbie Kirk NT4614063818. Bring waterproof clothing, footwear suitable for rough and wet ground, and a packed lunch.


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