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Desiccation Workshop 2016 South Africa

The 7th International Workshop on Desiccation Sensitivity and Tolerance across Life Forms will take place from 11-15th January 2016 in the Aquila Private Game Reserve, South Africa. For more information, see the downloadable document and Aquila brochure. information Desiccation Workshop 2016 Aquila p1 Aquila p2 Regards, Peter Toorop Secretary

NASSTEC Experienced Researcher, 1 position

Transfer of NASSTEC knowledge to European seed producers (Experienced Researcher) ER_advert_final   A full time fixed term appointment from 01 February 2016 to 30 September 2017 Salary € 78,624.00 per annum (gross figure) + benefits Closing date: 08 October 2015, NASSTEC_ER_application_form_Final_cb SCOTIA SEEDS is looking for 1 brilliant scientist for an ER position (Transfer of NASSTEC knowledge to European seed producers) within the native seeds technology group at Scotia Seeds Brechin in Angus, Scotland. The main duties of this post will ... Read more »

National Seed Science Forum, Australia, March 2016

A National Seed Science Forum will be held in Sydney, March 2016. See the following link: ASBP_NationalSeedScienceForum2016_A4Advert_FINAL_150730 This is the link to the Seed Forum: http://www.seedpartnership.org.au/seedscienceforum Abstract submission closes on 4 October. Keynote speakers are Dr. Christine Walters, Prof. Kingsley Dixon, and Prof. Angela Moles. Regards, Jose Barrero

Seed Ecology Workshop V

The website for the 5th Seed Ecology Workshop has been launched: http://seedecology.wix.com/seedecologyv. More information will be added in due time. A facebook page is also available: https://www.facebook.com/seedecologyv  

Vacancy University of Kentucky

A vacancy for a seed biologist is available at the University of Kentucky: Seed Biologist University of Kentucky Hiro Nonogaki

Early Career Research Fellowship – Seed Behaviour Prediction

A post-doctoral research opportunity (3 years, possibly extendable to 5) for a researcher with a strong background and interest in statistics and data-mining; applying these techniques and others to a variety of large, but sparse and biased datasets; aimed at improving seed collection management decision support; at the Millennium Seed Bank, based at Wakehurst Place in Sussex. This is a re-advertisement of a position offered earlier this year; re-written to make ... Read more »

Obituary Pat Berjak

Obituary_PBerjak Françoise Corbineau wrote an obituary for Pat Berjak, who recently passed away after a short illness. The seed science community will commemorate her during the workshop on seed longevity in Gatersleben, 5-8 July.

Academic position Cranfield University

An academic position is available at Cranfield University for a Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in seed science. See the link below. https://jobs.cranfield.ac.uk/wd/plsql/wd_portal.show_job?p_web_site_id=4009&p_web_page_id=219485   Best wishes Andrew Thompson

Seed ecology meeting 2016

The fifth edition of the Seed Ecology Meeting will be held in Caeté, Brazil from 22-26 August 2016. The website is online and I invite you to visit http://seedecology.wix.com/seedecologyv We also created a fanpage in facebook https://www.facebook.com/seedecologyv   I look forward to see you in Brazil next year. Thank you very much Fernando A. O. Silveira Departamento de Botânica / UFMG http://leept.webnode.com/

Seed longevity workshop 2015 update

The Seed Longevity Workshop of the International Society for Seed Science will take place in Wernigerode, 5-8 July, 2015. The topic of the workshop is: SEEDS FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS – DETERMINANTS OF LONGEVITY   Up to now 180 participants registered. We will have 36 oral and 90 poster presentations. The final registration and accommodation booking will close at May 31, 2015!!!!!   Please visit the conference webpage: http://meetings.ipk-gatersleben.de/ISSS_Longevity_2015   Best regards, Andreas Börner

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