Bursaries for 2018 Network Meeting

UV4Plants Bursaries UV4Plants is offering up-to two bursaries of 200 Euros to early stage researchers (PhD students and postdocs) who will attend the 2nd Network Meeting in Bled to give an oral or poster presentation. Bursary holders will be expected to write a short article about their attendance at the conference for the UV4Plants Bulletin. All early stage researchers attending the meeting are strongly encouraged to apply, by submitting a statement (max 200 words) explaining why you merit the award of the bursary along with your submitted abstract to secretary@uv4plants.org by 15 January 2018.  

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2nd Network Conference: Excursion

The details of the excursion are available as a PDF file describing the Afternoon excursion Lake Cerknica and Rakov Škocjan Further information on the park is available at: http://www.notranjski-park.si/en/nature/natural-sights/lake-cerknica The cost is 35 Euros and payment is made via the registration form, as stated in the latest announcement.

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2nd Network Meeting (registration, abstracts’ submission, accommodation)

You are kindly invited to participate in UV4Plants 2nd Network Meeting that will be organised in Bled, Slovenia from 15th – 18th of April 2018. The meeting will be preceded by a related Training School for early-stage researchers from 13-15th of April. The meeting will involve a full programme involving three days of scientific presentations and discussions, a preliminary programme is available. There will be ample opportunities for networking including a conference dinner and field excursion. Please see for details and circulate the announcement (PDF) and preliminary programme  (PDF). Here is a direct link to the >> registration form <<.

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International Conference ‘UV LED Technologies & Applications’

April 22-25, 2018 · Berlin, Germany DEADLINE OF ABSTRACT SUBMISSION: December 15, 2017 It is all about UV LEDs – the variety of their structures, manufacturing technologies, applications, trends, and novel developments. The international conference ‘UV LED Technologies & Applications’ brings together experts from science and industry to crosslink and to discuss the related issues. The conference will be held from April 22 to 25, 2018 at the MELIÁ Hotel in Berlin, Germany. The conference is organized jointly by the German consortium ‘Advanced UV for Life’ and the ‘International Ultraviolet Association’. Advanced UV for Life is a consortium of more…

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2nd Network Meeting (1st announcement)

You are kindly invited to participate in UV4Plants 2nd Network Meeting that will be organised in Bled, Slovenia from 15th – 18th of April 2018. The meeting will be preceded by a related Training School for early-stage researchers from 13-15th of April. The meeting will involve a full programme involving three days of scientific presentations and discussions, and we are in the process of arranging expert speakers to lead each of the conference themes, stated in the file linked below. There will be ample opportunities for networking including a conference dinner and field excursion. Please see for details and circulate…

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Book: UV-B Radiation and Plant Life

Book front cover

The new book “UV-B Radiation and Plant Life: Molecular Biology to Ecology” edited by Brian Jordan is about to be published by CABI with contributions by several UV4Plants members. Source: UV-B Radiation and Plant Life: Molecular Biology to Ecology at CABI’s website. The publisher’s blurb: Ultraviolet-B radiation (UV-B) has profound effects on plant growth and development, and exposure varies with ozone depletion and across geographic regions, with ecosystem and agricultural consequences. This book deals with large-scale impacts but also how UV-B affects plants at the molecular level is also fascinating, and the UV-B photoreceptor has only recently been characterised. While UV-B radiation can…

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