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Small research grant - Gilson Award 2013

A reminder to FBA members that those wishing to apply for the Hugh Cary Gilson Memorial Award 2013 should submit their application between 15 October and 15 November 2012.  The Gilson Award is an annual grant (up to £4000) given by the FBA to support scientific research into freshwater biology.  For further details, go to:

Upcoming FBA Training Course - Invertebrate identification for biotic assessment (including examination)

The FBA are running a three day training course on 'Invertebrate identification for biotic assessment (including examination)' Wednesday 24th - Friday 26th October 2012 at FBA Windermere. A small number of places are still available on the course. To find out more details and to book a place, please go to

FBA President receives ecology award

Congratulations to the FBA President, Professor Alan Hildrew, who is this week in Germany receiving the International Ecology Institute (ECI) prize, awarded annually to an ecologist distinguished by outstanding and sustained scientific achievements. For more information on this prize, and its previous recipients, see:

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