The winner of the John Maynard Smith Prize 2018 is Dr. Siobhan O’Brien, currently fellow at ETH Zurich, Switzerland. Siobhan will give the JMS 2018 prize lecture at the Evolution Congress in Montpellier, France.
Registration is open for the two-days workshop
“How to handle gendered assumptions in evolutionary biology research”
12-13 April 2018 at Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
sponsored by the ESEB Equal Opportunities Initiative Fund September 2017.
More details are available here: https://genderedassumptions.wordpress.com/
Past ESEB President Laurent Keller has given an interview to Research Features magazine (researchfeatures.com) about our Society and its role in promoting a better understanding of evolutionary biology. An article featuring his interview can be found online here:
ESEB launched its first newsletter today. Read the website version here.
Open call for applications for the Equal Opportunities Congress Attendance Aid Grant.
Deadline: 16 February 2018.
To read more about this grant and the application procedure click here.
The ESEB Committee for the John Maynard Smith Prize is soliciting nominations for the award in 2018. The closing date for applications is Monday, 15 January 2018.
Details about the nomination procedure are available here.
Abstract submission is now open for the 2nd Joint Conference on Evolutionary Biology from 19 – 22 August 2018, in Montpellier, France.
The list of symposia is available at: http://evolutionmontpellier2018.org/symposia
Please note the following dates:
15 January 2018: Deadline for abstract submission
28 February 2018: Notification of acceptance and pre-registration opens for accepted abstracts
12 March 2018: Registration opens for all participants
26 March 2018: Oral presentations of unregistered participants are cancelled
For further details, please visit the conference website: http://evolutionmontpellier2018.org/