Dear UV4Plants community,
Please note that the meeting in Kiel will not take place in April but is postponed until autumn. Please find the letter from the Managing Committee regarding the details about this postponement here.
We will inform you as soon as we have detailed information on rescheduling.
With best regards,
The local organizers, Frauke Pescheck and Wolfgang Bilger
A new issue of the UV4Plants Bulletin was published this week. As usual all contents is under open-access and PDF files available for individual articles and the whole issue. Back issues are available in the archive and all contents can be searched at our OJS server by authors and title as well as through Google Scholar which has already indexed this latest issue. All articles and the whole issue have been assigned permanent DOIs. Manuscript submissions for the next issue are warmly welcome. Submissions are subjected to peer-review. The journal is published only electronically and there are no charges for colour illustrations or open access.
The final program is available here: Programme Kiel 2020.
With best wishes,
the local organizing committee,
Wolfgang Bilger, Frauke Pescheck
UV4Plants Bursaries UV4Plants is offering 2 bursaries of 300 Euros each to early stage researchers (PhD students and postdocs up to 8 years after their PhD) who will attend the 3rd Network Meeting of the UV4Plants Association (1-3 April 2020 in Kiel, Germany) and give an oral or poster presentation. Only members of UV4plants are eligible. Bursary holders will be expected to write a short article about their attendance at the conference for the UV4plants Bulletin. The bursaries are paid to successful applicants after the network meeting, when the condition of attendance, presentation and short article for the UV4plants Bulletin has been fulfilled. The article for the UV4plants Bulletin needs to be submitted through the OJS submission system. Applications, including the submitted abstract and a statement (max 200 words) explaining why the applicant merits award of the bursary should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 March 2020.
A new year is starting so it is the best time to join the UV4Plants Association for those who are not yet members, and the right time to renew membership for those already part of UV4Plants! Joining brings among other benefits access to discounts for registration at the events we organize, including the next Network Meeting to be held in April 2020 in Kiel, Germany and the training school that will precede it. We also offer competitive travel bursaries to members and publish the UV4Plants Bulletin. Details about benefits and the updated registration form are available at this website under Rules, membership and contacts. We are a not-for-profit organization, keep fees as low as possible and provide in addition to individual membership, institutional membership for both academic institutions and commercial enterprises. Furthermore, we also have discounted fees for members for low income countries, students, currently unemployed and retired researchers (please see the registration form for details, individual fees can be as low as 12.50 € per year for those who qualify for multiple discounts). We are an international organization and warmly welcome members from all countries and regions of the world to join our friendly and open community.