Winner of the JMS Prize 2017

The winner of the John Maynard Smith Prize 2016 is Amanda K. Gibson, currently postdoctoral fellow at Emory University, USA. Amanda will give the JMS 2017 prize lecture at the ESEB Congress in Groningen, The Netherlands, and has been offered a junior fellowship at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, Germany.

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Call for applications – STN workshop

Call for applications for the first workshop of the Special Topics Network “Linking local adaptation with the evolution of sex differences”. The workshop will take place on August 14 -17, 2017 in Lund, Sweden.

Deadline: 31 March 2017

Read more about this Special Topic Network and its workshop here!


The 23th European Meeting of PhD Students in Evolutionary Biology (EMPSEB) will take place from to September 10-15, 2017 in Krasiczyn, Poland.

More information is available on the EMPSEB 23 homepage.

ESEB2017: Call for Abstracts

Abstract submission is now open for next year’s ESEB congress in Groningen, The Netherlands.

The list of symposia is available at:

Please note the following dates:

10 January 2017: Deadline for abstract submission

1 February 2017: Notification of acceptance and open pre-registration for accepted abstracts

15 February 2017: Open registration for the congress

For further details, please visit the ESEB2017 congress website (