News

Special General Meeting

Location

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

Date

Thu, 19/12/2013 - 16:45

As agreed at the September AGM, the Society will shortly be applying for its charitable status to be changed to the new Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation or "SCIO".


Seminar: Learning from Lichens – Understanding Climate Change Risk and Species Conservation

Location

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

Leaders

Dr Chris Ellis

Date

Thu, 14/11/2013 - 10:30 - 11:30

Dr Chris Ellis will be giving a Seminar on Learning from Lichens – Understanding Climate Change Risk and Species Conservation. at 10:30am in the Board Room Annex, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE), 20a Inverleith Row.


The BSS and BSBI Scottish Annual Meeting 2013

Location

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

Date

Sat, 02/11/2013 (All day)

The 2013 joint BSBI and BSS Scottish Annual Meeting will be held on Saturday the 2nd of November at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. All botanists – whether members or not – are very welcome. The programme and booking form is available to download here.


Poisoned Arrows Storytelling Trail

Location

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE)

Date

Sat, 26/10/2013 (All day) - Sun, 27/10/2013 (All day)

The Poisoned Arrows Storytelling Trail is a special event at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) on 26 and 27 October. It's inspired by a series of letters John Kirk David Livingstone's Botanist) wrote in the 1800s to John Hutton Balfour, the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh's Regius Keeper at the time.


8th Plant Life of South West Asia conference

Location

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

Date

Mon, 01/07/2013 (All day) - Fri, 05/07/2013 (All day)

The 8th Plant Life of South West Asia conference, which will be hosted by the Centre for Middle Eastern Plants at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh in July 2013.


UK PlantSci 2013

Location

Dundee

Date

Tue, 16/04/2013 (All day) - Wed, 17/04/2013 (All day)

UK PlantSci 2013 is the annual conference of the UK Plant Sciences Federation which was established to showcase the wealth of plant sciences undertaken in the UK.

UK PlantSci 2013 will be held on 16-17th April 2013 in Dundee.


Death of Dr Richard Pankhurst

Location

Edinburgh

Date

Thu, 28/03/2013 (All day)

Dr Richard Pankhurst died on the 26th March 2013.

Richard Pankhurst, BSBI VC Recorder, a long time member of the Botanical Society of Scotland and RBGE Research Associate, died after a fight with esophageal cancer. His wife Ann, and daughter, Lucy were at his bedside in the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary when he died peacefully. Our thoughts are with his family.


Death of Prof Paul Jarvis FRSE, FRS

Date

Thu, 07/02/2013 (All day)

Prof Paul Jarvis FRSE, FRS died aged 77 on the 5th Feb 2013.

Prof Jarvis was an outstanding forest scientist, a 1970s pioneer, working in the on the physiology of trees and measuring CO2 and H2O profiles over spruce at a time when no-one else had thought of these things. His influence was truly world-wide, and he will be sorely missed.


Scottish Annual Meeting 2012

Location

Battleby Conference Centre, Redgorton, Perth

Date

Sat, 03/11/2012 (All day)

The Scottish Annual Meeting jointly between the Botanical Society of the British Isles and Botanical Society of Scotland, this is a meeting an interest in Scottish botany, BSBI and BSS members and friends are cordially invited to this popular day. There is a full programme of exhibits and talks for you to enjoy.


Taylor & Francis Online Scheduled Maintenance

Date

Mon, 29/10/2012 (All day)

Taylor & Francis Online will under going scheduled maintenance on Monday 29th October 2012, starting at 14:00 GMT and finishing by 19:00 GMT. This means that the Society's journal, Plant Ecology and Diversity, will be unavailable on-line during this time.


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