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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,  registration is a 2 part  process, once registration form is completed 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 15 minute slot, with 12 minutes for the presentation, followed by 3 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 25th 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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