We have had since the creation of this site a page with live feeds from blogs kept by the commercial members of our association. Today I have created a new page to for live feeds from blogs kept by our academic members. The pages can be accessed through the “News” menu, or through the page index. If you are a member of the association and keep a blog on a subject of interest to at least part of our membership, I would be glad to receive your blog’s feed address as to add it to the page at this site. I only need the feed URL, and a suggested title to use in the listing. A live feed means that the listing at this site will always show the five more recent posts from your blog, with their title, description, and date.
Dear UV4Plants members, It has been a long time since I last wrote to you. My apologies for this long period of silence. Yet, despite the silence, lots of things have happened behind the screens, and the association for plant UV Research, UV4Plants, is now firmly established. Administrative hurdles were more cumbersome than anticipated. I never thought that opening a bank account for an association, without attracting tax liabilities, would be so difficult. However, now that “administrative aspects” are finalised, the focus is shifting to scientific activities (Thanks to Matthew Robson and Gyula Czégény). In this sense I want to emphasise that the association very much welcomes ideas from members for future activities. The association strongly encourages members to take advantage of UV4Plants when initiating activities such as lab-exchanges, training schools, and Europe (or world?)-wide joint experiments, similar to the wine-leaf, Arabidopsis and Lolium experiments, which were such highlights of COST Action UV4Growth. Ultimately, the association will be what the members make of it! Please feel free to use the UV4Plants linkedin group (https://www.linkedin.com/grp/home?gid=6961083) to share and explore ideas. Also, members of the management committee (see UV4Plants website) will be very happy to hear from you! Here a flavour of…
All papers in the UV Special Issue of Plant, Cell & Environment are available through the journal’s site.
A new flyer describing our association has been produced. Printed copies will be distributed at the ESP conference and the original PDF is available for download. Flyer presenting the UV4Plants Association