Accepted articles: New Phytologist, faster

At New Phytologist we strive to offer the best possible service to our authors and readers. Our Central Office team and Editorial Board work hard to ensure that we offer a fast and rigorous peer review process, as well as a quick article production process for those articles that are accepted for publication. To this end, we are very pleased to announce that we have recently be...
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Prof. Sir David Smith (1930–2018)

Professor Sir David Smith (1930–2018) It is with sadness that we note the death of Professor Sir David Smith FRS FRSE FLS on 29th June 2018. Sir David was a former Editor-in-Chief (Executive Editor) and Trustee of New Phytologist. David Smith joined the editorial board in 1965, and shortly afterwards became Executive Editor (Editor-in-Chief), a position he held for 17 years. ...
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Fungi matter: State of the World’s Fungi 2018

Today sees the release of the State of the World’s Fungi 2018. This is the third report from the ambitious and far reaching State of the World’s Plants and Fungi project led by scientists at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, supported by the Sfumato Foundation. The project aims to assess our knowledge of the diversity of plants and fungi on Earth, the challenges and threats they ...
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Stella Cesari: 2017 New Phytologist Tansley Medal winner

Issue 219:1 of New Phytologist features the work of the 2017 Tansley Medal winner Stella Cesari and her fellow finalists. The New Phytologist Tansley Medal is awarded each year to an early career scientist (or scientists) in recognition of their contribution to research in plant science. It is always a great pleasure to work on the issue that features the Tansley Medal insights...
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Congratulations to the 2018 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Laureates

Last week in Paris, a group of outstanding scientists were recognised for their work and achievements. These five individuals were selected from Africa and the Arab States, Europe, Latin America, North America, and Asia–Pacific. While recognising exceptional achievement is not in itself rare, this event was particularly special: in this case the recognition came from the L’Oréa...
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The New Phytologist Trust at the 19th International Botanical Congress, Shenzhen, China, July 2017

Some of the New Phytologist Trust team, including Editors, Trustees, and Central office staff recently attended the 19th International Botanical Congress in Shenzhen, China. The congress was a very lively event and we were able to meet many contributors to the journal at our exhibition booth. Many thanks to all of delegates that stopped by! The New Phytologist Trust ...
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Behind the Cover: New Phytologist 214:3, May 2017

The cover image for New Phytologist 214:3 accompanies the Feature Issue, Tropical plants and ecosystem function. In our latest Behind the Cover, we talk to Cecilia Chavana-Bryant, who spent two years undertaking fieldwork in the Amazon, and who contributed two articles to the Feature issue, and to documentary photographer Jake Bryant who captured the image. We learn about Cecil...
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The 37th New Phytologist Symposium: Plant developmental evolution

May has been a busy month for all at New Phytologist! Helen Pinfield-Wells (Deputy Managing Editor) and Sarah Lennon (Managing Editor) have just returned from the 37th New Phytologist Symposium on Plant developmental evolution, which was held in Beijing, China. This meeting focused on plant evolutionary-developmental biology (‘evo-devo’), and brought together over 140 delegates...
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