Phytogen Blog

ASPS publishes a society newsletter, Phytogen, in order to reach our own members plus general readers with an interest in developments in Australian plant science. Phytogen is thus a vehicle for communicating new ideas, recent professional experiences, and forthcoming events. Routine items include: invitations to submit applications for Society awards that identify outstanding researchers, nominations for election of Corresponding members overseas, nominations for RN Robertson and JG Wood lectures, advance notice of plant science meetings and of course, reminders to renew subscriptions! Phytogen is published in electronic format as a blog, and is also summarised 2-3 times per year in a PDF and email newsletter format.  For content submissions contact Dr Janet Wheeler


Past Phytogen Editors: Dr Paul Kriedmann (1995-2001), Professor Helen Irving (2001-2013),  , Dr Gonzalo Estavillo, Adjunct Professor Tina Offler, Dr Christopher Cazzonelli (2013-2019), Georgia Koerber (2019-2023).


April Phytogen and Global Plant Council e-Bulletin out now.

Hello ASPS members, The April edition of Phytogen is out now and available HERE. The Global Plant Council April e-bulletin is available HERE.  
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April 2022 Phytogen

Welcome to Phytogen for April 2022, Our politicians are on the campaign trail and to get you thinking, here are reports from Science Meets Parliament 2022 introduced by Peter Ryan. Science and Technology Australia (STA) is an umbrella organisation that represents 90,000 STEM professio
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March Phytogen out now and ASPS award applications due next week.

Dear ASPS Members, The March edition of Phytogen is out now and can be accessed HERE. Reminding you many of our ASPS award applications are closing at the end of the month. ASPS Awards for 2022: We encourage applications for our annual awards. These include the Goldacre Medal, the Jan
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March 2022 Phytogen – 23rd March – National Eucalypt Day :)

The year is under way and hope you are managing to settle into your studies, experiments and teaching. As Peter has said ASPS awards are closing 28th March 2022: Dear ASPS Members, Reminding you many of our ASPS award applications are closing at the end of the month. ASPS Awards for 2
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Phytogen February edition

Hello ASPS members, Phytogen February edition can be found HERE.
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Phytogen February 2022 – Awards, Pasture and Trees

Welcome to Phytogen for February 2021. In this issue: ASPS Awards closing dates in March 2022, Education and Outreach closes in April 2022 R.N. Robertson Travelling Fellowship Jan Anderson Award and Education and Outreach Award AW Howard Memorial Trust Grants and Awards Upcoming event
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January 2022 Phytogen – Society awards are open !

Welcome all to 2022. Last year as a society there were plenty of activities. So much so, I hope you have all managed to have a rest in preparation for 2022. This year will have highlights of face to face scientific meetings. There will be ComBio2022 in Melbourne in September and IPMB2
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ASPS 2022 awards open and December Phytogen

Hello ASPS members, The December edition of Phytogen has been published and can be viewed HERE! The ASPS awards are now open. The Peter Goldacre Award applications close 28th March 2022. Details HERE. The Jan Anderson Award applications close 28th March 2022. Details HERE. The RN Robe
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December 2021 Phytogen – Science Meets Parliament 2022

Welcome to Phytogen for December 2021. Here is a piece by Peter Ryan about Science Meets Parliament in 2022. Dear ASPS Members, I would like to bring your attention to the 2022 Science Meets Parliament event organised by Science & Technology Australia (STA). STA is Australia’s pea
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