SEB Seeks Nominations for Heiser Award

DEADLINE, May 28th, 2017 Dear SEB Student Members, With registration still open for the 58th SEB Annual Conference and the II Encontro Hispano Português de Etnobiologia entitled “Living in a global world: ethnobotany, local knowledge, and sustainability” (June 4-9, 2017), we would like to issue a call for nominations for the Charles B. Heiser Jr.... Continue Reading →

Richard Evans Schultes Research Award

DEADLINE, March 15th, 2017. The Schultes Award was created in 2001 to honor the late Dr. Richard Evans Schultes. The award is to be presented annually to a graduate student who is a member of the Society, or a member who has received their degree within a year. Richard E. Schultes (12 January 1915-10 April 2001):... Continue Reading →

Interview with 2016 DEB Tony Cunningham

By Sandra Bogdanova Is there a better way to end this year than by listening to some lifetime wisdom? This time it is our Distinguished Economic Botanist (DEB) of 2016 - Anthony (Tony) Cunningham. He is an internationally known ethnobotanist from who has seamlessly linked his work at the interface between nature and culture with... Continue Reading →

$5,000 research grant, training and more

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Jan 13, 2017 Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens (Pittsburgh, PA) is currently accepting proposals for its 2017 Botany in Action Fellowship program, which fosters the development of the next generation of plant-based scientists who are committed, first, to excellent research, and second, to educational outreach. Open to PhD students enrolled at US graduate... Continue Reading →

Chatham Fellowship

The Garden Club of America’s Anne S. Chatham Fellowship in Medicinal Botany provides at least one grant award of $4,500 annually to support research related to medicinal plants. An important aspect of the award is that it is intended to enable a student to pursue an avenue of research that might otherwise prove closed. Accordingly,... Continue Reading →

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