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.
The winner of the John Maynard Smith Prize 2014 is Laurie Stevison, currently postdoctoral fellow at UCSF, USA. Laurie will give the JMS 2014 prize lecture at the
ESEB Congress 2015 in Lausanne and has been offered a junior fellowship at the Wissenschaftskolleg in Berlin.
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This ESEB sponsored workshop will take place from 14-21 September, 2014, at the Mathematics Village, Sirince, near Izmir, Turkey
Keynote lecturers: Aida Andres (MPI for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig), Nick Barton (IST-Austria, Klosterneuburg), Thomas Lenormand (CEFE/CNRS, Montpellier), Pleuni Pennings (Stanford University, California)
More information is available at the workshop web site: qevolutio2014.wordpress.com.
Five grants for a total of 8400 Euro have been awarded in Fall 2013. The next deadline for proposals is September 15, 2014.
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The ESEB Congress 2013 has been held in Lisbon, Portugal, from 19-24 August 2013.
Details can be found here. News and changes in the organisation of the ESEB society have been announced and discussed at the general Members' Meeting.
The minutes of the Members' meeting are available here.
The 20th European Meeting of PhD Students in Evolutionary Biology (EMPSEB) will take place from to September 1-6, 2014 in La-Roche-en-Ardenne, Belgium.
More detailed information is available on the EMPSEB 20 homepage.
The recipient for the new Presidents' Award is Professor Adam Eyre-Walker of the University of Sussex. He gave an address at the Joint Congress 2012 in Ottawa.
Read more about the new award here.
ESEB is pleased to announce a new member discount for publication charges at the Open Access Journal Evolutionary Applications, for the length of your membership term.
Go to the Membership discounts to learn more.
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.
The European Society of Evolutionary Biology (ESEB) is registered as a Public Benefit Organisation in The Netherlands under tax number 8080.77.223Last updated May 6, 2014. For suggestions or comments please send an e-mail.