The ESEB is an academic society that brings together over 1600 evolutionary biologists from Europe and the rest of the world - researchers, academic teachers, students, as well as journalists and other persons interested in evolution. By joining you become part of this academic community.
The biennial Congress of ESEB is one of the largest scientific meetings in broadly defined evolutionary biology. Members are entitled to substantially reduced registration fees. The society also offers travel stipends to support participation of student members from economically disadvantaged countries.
The membership of ESEB includes a personal on-line subscription the Society's journal, the Journal of Evolutionary Biology. The journal has an Open Access option, and authors who are members of the Society benefit from a 50 % discount on the Open Access fee for their papers (US$ 1500 as of August 2009). Members are also entitled to a 25 % discount on all books published by Wiley-Blackwell and a 20 % discount on Ecology & Evolution books from Oxford University Press, as well as other promotional offers.
The Society supports young researchers, e.g., by sponsoring the annual EMPSEB meeting of PhD students in evolutionary biology, and by awarding the John Maynard Smith Prize to outstanding young evolutionary biologists. It also supports outreach initiatives aiming at popularizing evolutionary biology to general public and countering creationism, especially in non English-speaking countries. By joining, you can support these initiatives.
The ESEB is a platform of integration for evolutionary biologists from different countries. Endorsement and logistic support of the ESEB is particularly important for local evolutionary biologists in countries with little tradition and few researchers in evolution. As an active member you could also receive endorsement and support for evolution-related initiatives in your country.
To join the Society or to renew your membership, click on the Membership link on the left panel.
Six grants for a total of 7200 Euro have been awarded in Spring 2013. The next deadline for proposals is September 15, 2013.
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The ESEB Congress 2013 will be held from 19-24 August 2013 in Lisbon, Portugal. Details can be found here.
Registration is open for the 19th European Meeting of PhD Students in Evolutionary Biology (EMPSEB), which will take place from 3-7 September 2013 in Cornwall, UK.
Read more on the EMPSEB 19 website.
The 18th European Meeting of PhD Students in Evolutionary Biology (EMPSEB) took place from 25-30 September 2012 in Virrat, Finland, sponsored by the Centre of Excellence in Evolutionary Research, ESEB, and Peerage of Science.
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The Joint Congress 2012 took place in Ottawa, Canada, from July 6-10. Details can be found here.
ESEB is pleased to announce a new member discount for publication charges at the Open Access Journal Ecology and Evolution.
Find more details here and read more at Wiley Open Access Blog.