The GPC survey launch last addressed to all kinds of plant, crop, environmental and agricultural researchers will remain open until Christmas. Data gathered through this survey will be used in developing the GPC’s new strategic plan. Please take 5-10 minutes to complete! Link: https://goo.gl/Xj8QT5.
The workshop hosted by GPC, entitled “Enhancing Global Collaborations in Crop Science“, was held in the frame of the ASA CSSA annual meeting in Baltimore, USA, on 4th November. At this one-day event, over 40 attendees coming from all continents besides the Antarctica, including experts in crop science research, policy and science communication, discussed new ideas for enhancing collaboration and kickstart initiatives to address major food security challenges. The slides provided by the speakers are available here.
ASPB TRAVEL GRANT
ASPB is offering a limited number of $575 travel grants to attend Plant Biology 2019 in San Jose, California. The travel grant program aims to increase attendance of early-career scientists at the annual meeting by providing travel funds for those in financial need; increasing diversity among Plant Biology attendees is another important goal. Undergraduate students, graduate students, postdocs, pre-tenure faculty, and professionals beginning their careers in plant science are strongly encouraged to apply. Deadline: 5 December 2018. Link