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Events for 2009

DateEventContact
12 - 30 January 2009 Workshop on Molecular Evolution
Český Krumlov, Czech Republic cheap ugg boots
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Course Co-Directors
Michael P. Cummings
and Scott A. Handley
15-19 March 2009 Evolution 150
Cuenca, Spain
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Primary contact: Peter Holland
16 April 2009 Biodiversity in a Changing World
6:00pm, Linnean Society, London
Speaker: Professor John Beddington, Government Chief Scientific Adviser
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3-4 July, 2009 Niche Evolution
Zurich, Switzerland
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Primary contact: Dr Alexandre Antonelli
8 July 2009 The Sir Julian Huxley Lecture
Speaker: Mike Sanderson,
Phylogenetics, Plant Systematics, and Computational Biology, University of Arizona
Title: Phylogenetic Analysis of Clade Diversification: Is Robust Inference Possible?
Starts: 6pm Linnean Society
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10-14 August 2009 7th Biennial Meeting
National Herbarium of the Netherlands, Leiden and National Museum of Natural History, Leiden
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Primary contact: Peter Hovenkamp
14-17 September 2009 Southeast Asian Gateway Evolution (SAGE)
Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham
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Primary contact: Lukas Ruber
16 September 2009 Darwin and Wallace: the true story
Dr John van Wyhe
Special Guest Lecture
Southeast Asian Gateway Evolution (SAGE)
Windsor Building Auditorium, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham
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Request a free ticket: (limited)
12-16 October 2009 Plant conservation for the next decade: a celebration of Kew's 250th anniversary
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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16 October 2009 'Taxonomy, Systematics and Conservation Biology'
Professor Lord Robert May of Oxford, past President of the Royal Society
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Free admission but booking is essential
23 October 2009 'Out of Sight, Out of Mind: our lives depend on the hidden kingdom - Fungi'
Professor Lynne Boddy, President of the British Mycological Society
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Free admission but booking is essential
30 October 2009 'Control of Illegal Use of Endangered Species and Incorrectly Identified Species'
Professor Monique Simmonds, Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Free admission but booking is essential
6 November 2009 'Botany, palynology, and mycology: powerful weapons in the forensic armoury'
Patricia Wiltshire, Forensic Ecologist
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Free admission but booking is essential
13 November 'Taxonomy, Natural History and the Digital World'
Dr Malcolm J. Scoble, Keeper of Entomology, Natural History Museum
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Free admission but booking is essential
20 November 2009 Panel Presentation and Discussion: 'Inspiring New Naturalists and Taxonomists'
Working with Children: Gail Bromley, Education Development Manager, RBG, Kew
Higher Education: David Streeter, Reader in Ecology, University of Sussex
Professional Taxonomy: Dr Mike Fay, Head of Genetics, Jodrell Laboratory, RBG, Kew
Further details
Free admission but booking is essential
2 December 2009 11th Young Systematists' Forum,
Flett Lecture Theatre, The Natural History Museum, London, UK
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David Bass
9 December 2009 Annual General Meeting
The Linnean Society, Burlington House, London, UK
9 December 2009 The President's Talk
Professor Richard Bateman, RBG Kew
Gradualism: Darwin's greatest mistake?
The Linnean Society, Burlington House, London, UK

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