[Taxacom] Conference announcement: Systematics - the science that underpins biology, 26-28 August 2015, University of Oxford

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Mon Oct 20 04:29:11 CDT 2014

The Systematics Association announces a three day conference taking place in the historic setting of the University of Oxford, UK in August 2015.

Systematics - the science that underpins biology

The conference will have four thematic sessions and contributed papers:

Symposia 1 - The value of long term monitoring plots for plant systematics and ecology in the tropics

Symposia 2 - Comparative approaches to the origin of biodiversity

Symposia 3 - Accelerating the pace of taxonomy

Symposia 4 - Rooted in deep time: Palaeontological contributions to systematics

Keynote addresses will be given by

Michael Donoghue, Yale, USA
Peter Holland FRS, Department of Zoology, Oxford

The official conference accommodation will be in Christ Church College with the conference banquet taking place in the Great Hall (used in the Harry Potter films)

For further details and to register please visit the Systematics Association website at:


Rupert Wilson (Systematics Association Webmaster)
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