The flora and fauna of Magdalen College

In a guest post for the New Phyt blog, Sandy Hetherington introduces a new exhibition, 'The Flora and Fauna of Magdalen College' currently on display in Magdalen College, Oxford, UK, which celebrates the links between Magdalen College and New Phytologist. The aim of the exhibition is to celebrate both the zoological and botanical history of the College. The fauna side of the...
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Plants, people, pub quizzes – the Plant Environmental Physiology Group Early Career Symposium

In a joint guest post for the New Phyt blog, Sarah Carroll and Alison Tidy report on the recent Plant Environmental Physiology Group Early Career Scientist Symposium, sponsored by Plants, People, Planet. Sarah and Alison won the prizes for Best Poster and Best Talk, respectively. Congratulations Sarah and Alison! A group of eager early career plant physiologists descended upon...
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Food for thought: the N8 Agrifood Conference 2018

Plants, People, Planet Managing Editor Bennett Young recently attended the N8 Agrifood conference in Liverpool. Also attending was Elspeth Ransom, a PhD student in Katherine Denby's lab at the University of York and Warwick University. Read on for Elspeth's round-up of the key points from the conference. Food system challenges are complex, global issues which can only be tackl...
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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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A week in publishing

Last June, I was fortunate enough to attend the Gatsby Plant Science Summer School, where I heard from a host of academics and was delighted to find that botany could be a springboard to another career. Professor Alistair Hetherington (Editor in Chief of New Phytologist and holder of the Melville Wills Chair in Botany) and Dr Kerry Franklin (Reader in plant environmental signal...
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Interview with Beth Roskilly

Each year, the New Phytologist Trust sponsors the ESA Physiological Ecology Section award for the best poster presented by a graduate student at the ESA Annual Meeting. 2017's winner was Beth Roskilly, with her poster, Xylem anatomy mediates growth and longevity in ponderosa pine. Congratulations Beth! Find out more about Beth and her research in the interview below. Hi there...
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Apply for the New Phytologist Tansley Medal 2018

The deadline for entries for the 2018 New Phytologist Tansley Medal is fast approaching! Still seeking inspiration? The three steps below might help. 1. Watch New Phytologist Editor and Tansley Medal judge Amy Austin explain the competition below: .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-containe...
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New Phytologist next generation scientists 2017

In a guest post for the New Phyt blog, Plant epigeneticist Matthias Benoit sums up his experience of the New Phytologist next generation scientists 2017 meeting. Check out the website for the latest updates from the meeting. Set in the world-class John Innes Conference Centre (JIC) in Norwich, UK, New Phytologist next generation scientists 2017 (#NPNextGen on Twitter), held ...
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How to publish your work in New Phytologist

In two short videos, New Phytologist Editor-in-Chief Prof Alistair Hetherington provides a step by step guide for early career researchers, intending to publish their work in New Phytologist. "One of my top tips would be: get the author list decided very early on." Alistair talks through the process of working out whether research is within the scope of the journal, deciding ...
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An interview with Etienne Laliberté, winner of the Tansley Medal 2016

Etienne Laliberté of the University of Montreal is the winner of the 2016 New Phytologist Tansley Medal for excellence in plant science. Etienne is one of five early career plant scientists shortlisted for the award. The finalists were invited to submit single author reviews, published as Tansley insights in Vol. 213, Issue 4 (March 2017) of New Phytologist. Etienne's Tansle...
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