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Professional Conference Manager needed for Evolution 2019

Sep 26, 2017 - 06:40 PM

The Society for the Study of Evolution (SSE), on behalf of the joint council, seeks an individual to help plan and run their annual scientific conference.


Note from Evolution Letters Editor Jon Slate

Sep 22, 2017 - 08:37 PM
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Evolution Letters is a new Open Access journal that is jointly owned by SSE and ESEB. It aims to publish the top research in all areas of Evolutionary Biology. Click the article title to read more.


Fisher Prize Nominations Now Open

Sep 22, 2017 - 08:34 PM

The R. A. Fisher Prize is awarded annually by the Society for the Study of Evolution for an outstanding Ph.D. dissertation paper published in the journal Evolution during a given calendar year. The award comes with a $1000 honorarium. Nominations for manuscripts published in 2017, Volume 71, will be accepted through January 31, 2018. To learn more, visit the R.A. Fisher Prize page on the SSE website.


Get Content Alerts for Evolution and Evolution Letters

Sep 22, 2017 - 08:33 PM
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Want to stay up to date on the latest evolution research? Sign up to receive the table of contents for each issue of Evolution and Evolution Letters. Simply log in or register for a Wiley online account and click “Get New Content Alerts” in the left-hand menu of the Evolution homepage or Evolution Letters homepage. You will also receive alerts about new Accepted and Early View articles. You can change your email preferences in your profile settings.


Support SSE Through AmazonSmile

Sep 22, 2017 - 08:32 PM

Did you know that you can donate to SSE with every purchase you make on Amazon.com? You can! Simply click the link below to set SSE as your preferred organization, and Amazon will donate a portion of each purchase to us. This is a simple and easy way to contribute to the many awards and scholarships SSE offers! http://smile.amazon.com/ch/48-6121424


AIBS Professional Development Program on Interdisciplinary Science

Sep 22, 2017 - 08:31 PM

Science is a “team sport”! Learn how to be a better team player in this upcoming workshop from AIBS, “Enabling Interdisciplinary and Team Science: A Professional Development Program.” The workshop is November 7-8 in Washington, DC. Participants will learn to create effective teams and team culture, develop a shared vision, mission, plan, and key performance indicators, and learn tools such as quality improvement cycle and knowledge mapping. SSE members can receive $55 off registration by emailing communications@evolutionsociety.org stating their intent to register. Learn more and register here: https://www.aibs.org/events/team_science_event.html


II Joint Congress on Evolution

Sep 22, 2017 - 08:22 PM
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Mark your calendar for the next Evolution conference taking place in Montpellier, France from August 19-22, 2018! The chosen symposia and a call for contributed talks will be issued this fall. Joint Congresses take place every six years and bring together four of the world's largest academic societies in the field of evolutionary biology: the European Society for Evolutionary Biology, the American Society of Naturalists, the Society for the Study of Evolution and the Society of Systematic Biologists. Visit the meeting website to learn more. Follow the meeting on Twitter at ;@evol2018.


Give a Gift Membership

Sep 11, 2017 - 09:00 PM

It's the beginning of the academic year for many of you. Time to usher in new students into our evolution community. Did you know that you can give gift memberships to students for just $10? You can! This is a great way to introduce students to the Society for the first time. Gift memberships can also be purchased for colleagues in developing nations at the same low rate of $10. Visit https://payments.evolutionsociety.org/joinsse/ to give a gift membership today.


The Diversity Committee Wants to Hear From You!

Sep 11, 2017 - 08:58 PM

The diversity committee at SSE is a new initiative with the goal of promoting the inclusion of underrepresented communities in all aspects of the society. We are currently gathering data on the diverse communities that SSE represents, so that we can serve you better. We want to hear from you! We want to incorporate your ideas in our mission. If you have opinions on what we can do to help you promote diversity in your institution or the field of evolutionary biology as a whole, please email us at diversity@sse.org.


Call for Photo Submissions

Sep 11, 2017 - 08:57 PM

Want to have your photo on the SSE website? Submit a photo of your favorite organism to be featured in the header of evolutionsociety.org. We encourage submissions that represent any kind of organism - we would like to showcase a variety of species, not just the traditionally charismatic ones! Photos will be considered on a rolling basis. You may only submit photos taken yourself. Photos must be “landscape” and at least 1900 x 1000 pixels. Please submit them via email to Kati Moore at communications@evolutionsociety.org.


Membership Publication Discounts

Sep 11, 2017 - 08:53 PM

SSE members receive substantial discounts on publication rates for Evolution (40% off OnlineOpen rates) and Evolution Letters (28% off for SSE members, 30% off for members of both SSE and ESEB). The codes to use to claim these discounts, as well as others, can be found by logging into evolutionsociety.org (click the green Log In button in the top right corner).


Planting Science Seeks Mentors

Aug 02, 2017 - 05:36 PM
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Planting Science connects scientists with students to inspire & engage with student research projects. Become a mentor today! 


Learn more: https://www.plantingscience.org/mentorjoin/mentorjoinmain


Member discounts for AIBS Communications Boot Camp

Jul 28, 2017 - 05:09 PM
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Register now for the American Institute of Biological Sciences Communications Boot Camp in October!


SSE members get $55 off registration - email communciations@evolutionsociety.org before registering in order to claim this discount.


Learn more and register here


Dobzhansky Prize

Jul 03, 2017 - 04:34 PM
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Congratulations to this year’s Dobzhansky Prize winner, Dr. Molly Schumer!


Evolution 2017 Videos

Jun 30, 2017 - 08:07 PM
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Did you miss a talk at Evolution, or want to revisit one you saw? The videos of recorded talks are available on the Evolution Meetings Youtube channel here.


Hamilton Awards

Jun 27, 2017 - 06:33 PM
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Congratulations to the 2017 Hamilton Award winner, Emily Behrman, and Honorable Mention recipients, Jasmine Ono, Foen Peng, and Chathurani Ranathunge!



Fisher Prize

Jun 27, 2017 - 06:09 PM
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Congratuations to Megan Greischar, winner of this year’s R. A. Fisher Prize! Her winning paper was “Predicting optimal transmission investment in malaria parasites.” (Evolution (2016) 70:1542-1558.)


Huxley Award

Jun 24, 2017 - 12:15 AM
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The Society of Evolution Education and Outreach Committee is pleased to announce the winner of the 2017 T.H. Huxley Award, Laura Bankers and colleagues working on the National Center for Science Education (NCSE)'s booster club initiative.


New website!

Jun 19, 2017 - 05:14 PM
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Welcome to the new website! In addition to design changes, functional changes include a new format for news articles and an updated main menu. Many thanks to Information & Technology Director Rob Brandt for programming the new site. If you have any problems with the site, please email the Communications Specialist Kati Moore at communications@evolutionsociety.org.


Evolution 2017 App & Itinerary Builder

Jun 19, 2017 - 04:48 PM
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The annual meeting is this week! Be sure to check out the full program online and try out the “Create Itinerary” function to save talks and events in your schedule, either through the meeting website or the mobile app, available for Apple and Android devices here.



Rosemary Grant Awards

Jun 07, 2017 - 08:47 PM
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Congratulations to the 27 graduate students who were selected to receive a Rosemary Grant Research Award from the SSE!  


Stephen Jay Gould Prize

Jun 07, 2017 - 08:42 PM
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Congratulations to this year's Stephen Jay Gould Prize Winner, Dr. Timothy R. Birkhead!


Evolution Letters

Jun 07, 2017 - 08:39 PM
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The first issue of the new open access journal run by SSE and ESEB is now live! 


March for Science

Jun 07, 2017 - 08:09 PM
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Thank you to all who participated in a March for Science, either in DC or at one of the 600+ satellite marches around the world!

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