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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Celebrating 100 posts

I recently published the 100th post on this blog and, I must admit, it crept up on me. It doesn't feel as though much time has passed since I published the very first post, but that was all the way back in February 2016. Much like the riotous vegetation that crowds the canal towpath on my cycle route to work at this time of year, the blog has grown with considerable vigour. It'...
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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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My take on the Next Generation Scientists 2017 meeting

As you have seen, there were a number of interesting talks given over the second New Phytologist’s Next Generation Scientists meeting back in the summer of 2017.  I was lucky to be helping there myself.  If you attended, you may have spotted me running around with a microphone while the speakers were taking questions or even seen me by my poster.  Summaries of the event are ava...
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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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A winning poster about mangroves at ATBC 2017

Last month, we were pleased to congratulate Diana de la Cruz, winner of the New Phytologist poster prize at the 54th Annual Meeting of the Association of Tropical Biology and Conservation. I caught up with Diana after the meeting, to find out more about her winning poster. Please tell me about yourself and your career to date I'm a biologist, graduated with Honours from UNA...
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Growing strong: New Phytologist in 2016

2016 was a busy year for New Phytologist! The New Phytologist Trust reinvests all revenues from journal subscriptions in supporting plant science, via a variety of means. Here’s a brief round-up of the year’s highlights: Workshops and symposia In January, the 16th New Phytologist Workshop, ‘Dark diversity of co-occurring arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and host plants’, was held...
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Welcome to the New Phyt blog

Welcome to the New Phyt blog. The New Phytologist Trust is an independent, not-for-profit organisation, dedicated to the promotion of plant science. It owns and produces the leading plant science journal, New Phytologist. On this blog you’ll be able to read more about research published in the journal and find out more about the activities of the Trust, including our Sym...
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