News

Membership Subscriptions

Date

Mon, 01/10/2012 (All day)

The membership subscription rate for the Botanical Society of Scotland have not changed for more that ten years, however this year we have had to raise the rate of membership subscriptions from the 1st October 2012 to:


Invitation To Keen Photographers

Date

Mon, 30/04/2012 (All day)

The BSS is updating its membership recruiting leaflet and would like a
striking picture for the front page. We are looking for a photograph, in
portrait orientation, of a single plant or a small group of plants that are
characteristic of the Scottish flora. We cannot use the Scots primrose
(Primula scotica) because that has already been used as an emblem by


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.


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.


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.


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.


XVIII International Botanical Congress

Location

Melbourne, Australia

Leaders

Judy West

Date

Sat, 23/07/2011 (All day) - Sat, 30/07/2011 (All day)

The Call for Symposia is open! Proposals for general symposia are now sought. For convenience, six broad themes have been identified for the submission of symposium proposals. Symposia covering more than one theme are welcomed and encouraged.

Themes:


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.


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.


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