The Schultes Award was created in 2001 to honour the late Dr. Richard Evans Schultes. One or more awards of up to $2500 are presented annually to students and recent graduates who are members of the Society for Economic Botany to help defray fieldwork costs on a topic related to economic botany.Richard E. Schultes (12... Continue Reading →
Defining Ethnobotany Award
The ‘Defining Ethnobotany Award’ was created in 2021 with the aim of diversifying perspectives on what ethnobotany means to people from various backgrounds and fields. Applicants for this award must be SEB student members and should create a <1 minute video responding to the question “What is ethnobotany to me?”. The video should express what ethnobotany... Continue Reading →
‘How I got here’ – Tinde Van Andel
An interview with Tinde Van Andel - Senior Researcher in Ethnobotany
2023 Distinguished Ethnobotanist: Dr. Bennett
An inspiring and thought provoking interview taken by Ella Vardeman of Dr. Bradley Bennett
SEB course on Writing Papers – deadline 10th December
This is a reminder that the Society for Economic Botany is offering a course in writing research papers to members who are students or recent graduates.
A Fieldwork for carbon sequestration function of Hani Rice Terraced Ecosystem in Honghe Prefecture, Yunnan, China
Fieldwork at the Hani Rice Terraced Ecosystem (Yunnan, China) for carbon sequestration.
Economic Botany Collection at Kew
The SEB group meeting on 17 August in the Economic Botany Collection, RBGK
Ethics Scenario for Discussion: Leopard Bean (mapping rare plants)
Our Society’s Ethics Committee is co-launching articles in our newsletter and student blog with the aim to generate dialog among our membership about the ethical issues we encounter in our research. We encourage you to post your responses below, or submit them to the Ethics Committee Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org). With permission, we will share anonymized responses... Continue Reading →
Ethic Scenario #1 – Response
Our first scenario raised questions about the process of obtaining consent. Check the original post here: https://sebstudentblog.com/2021/11/01/ethics-scenario-for-discussion/ The Principle of Educated Prior Informed Consent in our society’s Code of Ethics reads: “Educated prior informed consent must be established before any research is undertaken, at individual and collective levels, as determined by community governance structures. Prior... Continue Reading →
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS // SEB Student Committee
Apply for the exciting SEB Student Committee!