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Official Hashtag: #YSF2015

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2015 YSF
Friday, 20th November 2015

The Natural History Museum, by David Iliff
Flett Lecture Theatre
The Natural History Museum
London, UK

Organisers: Dr. Ellinor Michel (Dept Life Science, NHM), Xavier Aubriot (Dept Life Science, NHM)

Official Hashtag: #YSF2015


Introduction

The annual Young Systematists' Forum represents an exciting setting for Masters, PhD and young postdoctoral researchers to present their data, often for the first time, to a scientific audience interested in taxonomy, systematics and phylogenetics. This well-established event provides an important opportunity for budding systematists to discuss their research in front of their peers within a supportive environment. Supervisors and other established systematists are also encouraged to attend.

Prizes will be awarded for the most promising oral and poster presentations as judged by a small panel on the day.

The Malacological Society

Again the YSF will be held the day after the Molluscan Forum of the Malacological Society, which is aimed at the same stage participants, also at the NHM. This has been arranged so both meetings can be attended, although if attending both you will have to register for both meetings separately. There will also be a meeting on Natural History Collections and Climate Change Research on the 17th (details to be announced shortly). Come for a full week!

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Registration - Open

The 2015 YSF will be held on Friday, 20th November 2015 starting at 9.30am in the Flett Lecture Theatre at the Natural History Museum, London. A copy of the abstracts and programme can be downloaded from the Abstracts section below.

Registration is FREE. Send applications by e-mail to , supplying your name, contact address and stating whether or not you wish to give an oral or poster presentation. Space will be allocated subject to availability and for a balanced programme of animal, plant, algal, molecular and other research.

Non-participating attendees are also very welcome - please register as above.

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Programme

The 2015 YSF will be held on Friday, 20th November 2015 starting at 9.30am in the Flett Lecture Theatre at the Natural History Museum, London. A copy of the abstracts and programme can be downloaded from the Abstracts section below.

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Abstracts

Abstracts must be submitted by e-mail in English no later than Friday 23 October 2015 to . The body text should not exceed 150 words in length. If the presentation is co-authored, the actual speaker (oral) or presenter (poster) must be clearly indicated in BOLD text.

All registered attendants will receive by e-mail further information about the meeting, including abstracts, one week in advance. This information will also be displayed on the Systematics Association website.

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Archive

You can also read the abstracts of the 15th (2013), 14th (2012), 13th (2011), 12th (2010), 11th (2009), 10th (2008), 9th (2007), 8th (2006), 6th (2004), 5th (2003), 4th (2002) and 3rd (2000) YSF.

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Contact

Any questions about the YSF including the registration process should be sent to .

The organisers are Dr. Ellinor Michel (Dept Life Science, NHM), Xavier Aubriot (Dept Life Science, NHM)

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