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Opportunities in plant systematics

Information on awards, grants, training and job opportunities in plant systematics will be posted here from time to time as they become available. If you would like information to be posted here, please email with the details.

Student assistance to attend ASBS conferences

ABRS National Taxonomy Research Student Travel Bursary Program

Hansjörg Eichler Awards

Non-ASBS scholarships, fellowships and grants

None currently advised.

Workshops and Symposia

None currently advised.

Job Vacancies

None currently advised.

Vacation Studentships

None currently advised.


The Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research in Canberra runs a Volunteer Botanical Training Program in January–February each year. Applications for the 2017 program closed on Monday 21 November 2016. Applications for the 2018 program will be invited in late 2017 and this will be advertised here. For more information please visit

Postgraduate Scholarships

Dating the evolution of the divaricate growth form in the New Zealand flora

A PhD scholarship is available for a project investigating the evolution of the small-leaved, twiggy, tangled ("divaricating") growth form that has evolved in at least 17 different plant families in New Zealand. The successful candidate will work with an interdisciplinary supervisory team including Chris Lusk of University of Waikato, and Rob Smissen of Landcare Research (Lincoln). The laboratory work will be carried out at Lincoln.

More information:

Applications close: Saturday 31 December 2016

Post Docs

None currently advised.