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UKRI COP26 online event: What does the climate of the future hold for insects, and how do we know where they are heading? 20 Sept 2021 16:00 BST

UK Research and Innovation, together with partners, is presenting a Climate Adaptation and Resilience online events series to mark the run-up to the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow in November 2021. The next event in the series may be of great interest to IPRRG members! What does the climate […]

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USDA APHIS seeks tree biologist to work on risk assessments of GE plants (apply by 22 Sept 2021)

Thanks to IPRRG member Abby Walter for alerting us to this opportunity! USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Biotechnology Regulatory Services (BRS) announces the opening of a Biological Scientist (Tree Biotechnologist) position, GS-0401-13 in USAJobs. This permanent position is located in BRAP’s Plants Branch in Riverdale, MD.  The vacancy announcement opened September 16, 2021 […]

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Call for manuscripts – Plants special issue “Weaponizing Plants: Biocontrol and Biosecurity in Plant Protection”

The open access journal Plants is soliciting manuscripts as part of a special issue, “Weaponizing Plants: Biocontrol and Biosecurity in Plant Protection” — see the call below. You can download the special issue flyer or, better yet, visit mdpi.com/si/77480 to get additional details, including titles and abstracts of published and planned papers. The deadline for […]

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Job opportunity: Epidemiological Modeller, University of Cambridge

Prof. Chris Gilligan’s lab in the Department of Plant Sciences at the University of Cambridge is currently seeking a mathematical and computational modeller, with experience in Bayesian parameter estimation, to develop and adapt a modelling framework for a major disease of plantation crops for use at landscape and country-wide scales. A stochastic, spatially-explicit modelling framework […]

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Job opportunity: Epidemiologist (Plant Disease), Dept. of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Western Australia

The Western Australia Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development is looking for an Epidemiologist (Plant Disease) to join their dynamic Plant Biosecurity Team. The position is based in Perth. They are looking for an individual with experience in plant pathology or entomology, or epidemiology expertise, and analytical skills to support a wide range of […]

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