UV-B Meetings 2017

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Pisa (2016) photo: (c) Tomás Aphalo

We are pleased to inform UV4Plants members about two conference sessions focused on UV-B research. These sessions have been organized jointly with the European Society for Photobiology (ESP) and will be part of the ESP Congress in Pisa in September 2017. To help UV4Plants members attend we have agreed a reduced registration fee with ESP and are also offering several bursaries.

There are also other plant and non-plant photobiology symposia in the ESP Congress that may be of interest (see http://pisa2017.photobiology.eu).

Please see UV meetings announcement and programme as a PDF file.

Registration and fees

UV4Plants members attending on 5 and 6 September: 200 Euro; student members 125 Euro (non-members 255 Euro)
UV4Plants members attending the 6 September meeting only: 150 Euro; student members 75 Euro (non-members 205 Euro)
Students can attend the full ESP congress for 200 Euro (for details see website http://pisa2017.photobiology.eu)
Registration is via the ESP Congress website (http://pisa2017.photobiology.eu).

Abstract Submission deadline: 25 May
Early registration deadline: 30 June

UV4Plants Bursaries

UV4Plants is offering up to 4 bursaries of 200 Euro to early stage researchers (PhD students and postdocs) who will attend both the Symposium and Satellite Meeting and give an oral or poster presentation at one of these sessions. Applicants must be UV4Plants members. Those who receive funding to attend the meeting from ESP will not be eligible. Bursary holders will be expected to write a short article about their attendance at the conference for the Bulletin and spend time (max 1 hour) helping at the UV4Plants stall. Applications, including the submitted abstract and a statement (max 200 words) explaining why the applicant merits award of the bursary should be sent to secretary@uv4plants.org by 25 May.

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