John Maddox Prize for Standing Up for Science 2017
Do you know someone who "stands up for science"? The 2017 John Maddox Prize is now open to nominations from any science or engineering researcher, from any country around the world, who takes part in any kind of public activity, including all forms of writing, speaking and public engagement, in any of the following areas:
- Addressing misleading information about scientific or medical issues.
- Bringing sound evidence to bear in a public or policy debate.
- Helping people to make sense of a complex scientific issue.
Click here for more information and to nominate. Deadline 31st July 2017.
Early career researcher travel bursary to attend State of the World's Plants Symposium
The SEB has kindly agreed to sponsor one early career researcher to travel to London, UK, to attend the State of the World's Plants Symposium (25–26 May 2017) on behalf of the Global Plant Council. To apply, you should be a PhD student or within 5 years of your PhD, a member of the SEB (or willing to become one, if selected). Click here for more information.