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the Systematics Research Fund (SRF) provides grants annually for small-scale
research projects in the field of systematics.
Applications for the 2016/17
SRF are now closed
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Is e-taxonomy a distraction or a solution?
Robert Scotland President of the SA and Vince Smith cyber-taxonomist at the NHM provide a lively debate on the issues facing taxonomy today.
Podcast provided by Backdoor Broadcasting Company (website)
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Hardback (ISBN-13: 9781107028586)
Publication date: May 2016
Available in Hardback from CUP
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Next event:Sir Julian Huxley Lecture 2017
Thursday 2nd November 2017. 6pm - 7pm.
Linnean Society, London.
The UK vote to leave the European Union on 23rd June 2016 is likely to have a major effect on systematics research in the UK.
Our position: Brexit is likely to have a major effect on systematics research in the UK, and our collaborations with European colleagues.
In order to speak up for our community and ensure we are part of future dialogue, The Systematics Association Council submitted our views on
' Scientific impacts of changing relationships with the EU' to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee inquiry called
'Leaving the EU: implications and opportunities for science and research.
8th Young Systematists’ Forum
Friday, 25 November 2016, 9:30 am
Venue: Flett Lecture Theatre,
Natural History Museum, London, UK
Registration is FREE
The 2016/17 round of the Systematics Research Fund is now closed.