Lectures

Bee Orchids challenge our perception of the nature of species

Location

Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh

Leaders

Dr Richard Bateman

Date

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 17:30

Lecture: Bee Orchids challenge our perception of the nature of species, by Dr Richard Bateman, Independent plant scientist. All welcome, free entry.


Lecture: Fungi - Scotland's Forgotten Kingdom

Location

University of Dundee Tower Extension lecture theatre

Leaders

Dr. Andy Taylor

Date

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 14:15

Lecture: Fungi - Scotland's Forgotten Kingdom, by Dr. Andy Taylor, James Hutton Institute. Joint Meeting With The Friends Of The University Of Dundee Botanic Garden, at the University of Dundee Tower Extension lecture theatre.
Admission £2


Historic Scottish gardens and their rhododendrons - The conservation of old plant collections

Location

St Andrews

Leaders

John Hammond

Date

Tue, 07/10/2014 - 19:30

Lecture: Historic Scottish gardens and their rhododendrons - The conservation of old plant collections, by John Hammond, President of Scottish Rhododendron Society. Meeting organised by the Friends of St Andrews Botanic Garden and held in School of Chemistry Lecture Theatre A, Purdie Building, University of St Andrews.


BSS AGM 2014 & September Lecture - "Edinburgh’s urban ribbon: the mosses and liverworts of the Water of Leith"

Location

Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh, 20A Inverleith Row, Edinburgh, EH3 5LR

Date

Thu, 18/09/2014 - 17:30

The society welcomes all members to the first AGM following the successful conversion of its charitable status to the new Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation or "SCIO".

Following the AGM will be the September lecture given by renowned bryologist Dr David Chamberlain - "Edinburgh’s urban ribbon: the mosses and liverworts of the Water of Leith".


Lecture: Phylogeography of Campanula rotundifolia in the British Isles

Location

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE), 20a Inverleith Row

Leaders

Dr Julia Wilson

Date

Thu, 22/05/2014 - 17:30

Lecture by Dr Julia Wilson, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, entitled: Phylogeography of Campanula rotundifolia in the British Isles.

Tea, coffee and biscuits, will be available from 5.00 p.m.


Lecture: What we can learn from citizen science phenology data

Location

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE), 20a Inverleith Row

Leaders

Dr Albert Phillimore

Date

Thu, 17/04/2014 - 17:30

Lecture by Dr Albert Phillimore, University of Edinburgh, entitled: What we can learn from citizen science phenology data.

Tea, coffee and biscuits, will be available from 5.00 p.m.


Lecture: Making a difference: the evolution and development of phenotypic diversity

Location

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE), 20a Inverleith Row

Leaders

Professor Enrico Coen

Date

Thu, 20/03/2014 - 17:30

Lecture by Professor Enrico Coen, John Innes Centre, entitled: Making a difference: the evolution and development of phenotypic diversity.

Tea, coffee and biscuits, will be available from 5.00 p.m.


Lecture "Arctic and Alpine plants in warmer climes"

Location

St Andrews

Leaders

Professor Bob Crawford

Date

Tue, 04/03/2014 - 19:30

BSS/Friends of St Andrews Botanic Garden joint lecture is at 7.30pm on Tuesday 4th March in St Andrews University Chemistry Department, North Haugh.
Professor Robert Crawford’s lecture “Arctic and Alpine Plants in warmer climes” is based on his new book – Taiga-Tundra Biology, copies will be on sale.


Lecture: THE COASTAL RAMBLINGS OF AN AGEING NATURALIST

Location

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE), 20a Inverleith Row

Leaders

Jo Whatmough

Date

Thu, 20/02/2014 - 17:30

Lecture by Jo Whatmough, Ecologist – Northern Ireland, entitled: THE COASTAL RAMBLINGS OF AN AGEING NATURALIST (new title)


Lecture: The crowd and the cloud: reinventing natural history

Location

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE), 20a Inverleith Row

Leaders

Professor Jonathan Silvertown

Date

Thu, 16/01/2014 - 17:30

Lecture by Professor Jonathan Silvertown, Open University, entitled: The crowd and the cloud: reinventing natural history.

Tea, coffee and biscuits, will be available from 5.00 p.m.


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