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2019 PG Forum

Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 09:30 to Friday, March 22, 2019 - 16:00

The 2019 PG Forum will be held at  Biology Department, University of York, York, YO10 5DD

REGISTRATION FORM, once registered you will need to pay for each day you are attending in the shop; members should be logged in to receive discounted rates.

Confirmed speakers;

Kanchon Dasmapatra - University of York - speciation in butterflies, evolution of mimicry, genomic studies.

Seirian Sumner - University College London - insect social behaviour, phenotypic plasticity.

William Foster - University of Cambridge - behavioural ecology of insects, developing oil palm management strategies to enhance biodiversity and ecosystem functions, curator of insects at Cambridge University Museum of Zoology.

Ailie Robinson - London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine - control of disease vectors through exploitation of their olfactory processes, control of Musca sorbens.


Authors are invited to submit abstracts for oral presentations and posters. Oral presentations will be allocated a 20 minute slot, with 15 minutes for the presentation, followed by 5 minutes for questions. Powerpoint presentations are encouraged. A poster session will also take place, with posters available throughout the meeting for viewing. Posters should be A0 or A1 size portrait.

Abstract submission

Deadline 15th February 2019

To offer a presentation please send the following information to Roberto Padovani  or Adam Bakewell;

Author(s) (presenting author first):
Address for correspondence:
Title of presentation (20 word max)
Abstract (200 word max):

Travel grants;

We have secured sponsorship for a small travel grant, this is £25.00 per delegate and is available on a first come first served basis, you must be registered and fully paid to apply. Please contact Kirsty Whiteford to apply.


PG Representatives: Roberto Padovani ,  Adam Bakewell; Molly Rogers








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