MSc in the Biodiversity and Taxonomy of Plants

Louis Ronse De Craene l.ronsedecraene at RBGE.ORG.UK
Mon Feb 21 04:22:54 CST 2005

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and University of Edinburgh

The Biodiversity and Taxonomy of Plants
MSc (12 mth FT)/Diploma (nine mth FT)

Applications are invited for the MSc course in the Biodiversity and Taxonomy of
plants before 31 March 2005.
The course aims to bridge traditional and modern approaches and equip biologists,
conservationists and ecologists with a high level of skill in pure and applied
taxonomy and a wide knowledge of biodiversity and its investigation. The course
combines formal instruction, practical work, workshops, essays, field work, research
projects and tutorials covering all major areas of botanical endeavour and including
the function, management and funding of taxonomic collections and institutes.
Currently it comprises work with plants and fungi and is run in partnership with the
Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.
The course is supported by five NERC studentships (open to EU students only:

Contact: Graduate School of Biology, King's Buildings, Mayfield Road, Edinburgh
EH9 3JR, United Kingdom Tel: +44 (0) 131 650 5522
Email: gradlife at
application forms:

More information can be obtained from Dr Louis Ronse De Craene, course director
– email:l.ronsedecraene at – tel. +44 (0)131 248 2804

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