CALL FOR APPLICATIONS – SEB STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE ELECT

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - SEB STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE ELECT POSITION                     Society for Economic Botany – Student Representative-elect LENGTH OF TERM      8 June 2018 – June/July 2020 ABOUT THE POSITION The Student Representative-elect serves a two-year term on the Society for Economic Botany, first as the Vice President of the Student Committee and then as the... Continue Reading →

Catalyzing Advocacy in Ethnobotany

Written by Grady Zuiderveen From March 18 to March 21 nearly 200 upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in science and engineering from across the country descended on Washington DC for a three-and-a-half-day workshop on catalyzing advocacy in science and engineering (CASE) sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). The workshop provided... Continue Reading →

SEB Conference Awards – 7 March 2018

This year the SEB awill be providing eight travel awards for students to attend our joint conference in Madison, Wisconsin (3 - 7 June 2018). Four awards will be granted to student and postdocs, and another 4 will be dedicated to members from developing countries or countries recently affect by natural disasters. The deadline is... Continue Reading →

Indigenous Biocultural Exchange Fund

Great opportunity to sponsor you or our SEB affiliates! The Indigenous Biocultural Exchange (IBEX) Fund provides financial assistance to an individual to attend global biocultural events/exchanges or meetings of international significance which impacts the applicant’s home territory or region. This fund supports indigenous peoples and local communities to have a voice in the policies and... Continue Reading →

Job Opportunity: Remote Sensing, GIScience and Ethnobiology

This is an excellent opportunity and example of interdisciplinary applications of ethnobiology and economic botany. Please check the job description, as it describes technical skills demanded in our evolving field. Alexander R. O'Neill Student Representative, Society for Economic Botany and Masters Candidate at the Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University   Northwest Indian College... Continue Reading →

Researching Ayahuasca in the Amazon

Written by Michael Coe, SEB Student Ambassador at Large. Over the last few months I have been working with several volunteers from Alianza Arkana as well as Laura Dev, the Research Coordinator for Alianza Arkana, to help assess the overall importance and sustainability of medicinal plants among certain Shipibo communities. Before beginning the research, I... Continue Reading →

Ethnobiology in the Eastern Himalayas

SEB Student Committee members Alexander R. O’Neill and Santosh K. Rana recently published a review of ethnobiological knowledge in the Eastern Himalayas. Focusing on the northeast Indian state of Sikkim, a former Buddhist kingdom, they found that over 1,100 species of animals, plants, and fungi have written ethnobiological records in the region. The majority of... Continue Reading →

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