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Opportunities in plant systematics

Information on awards, grants, training and job opportunities in plant systematics will be posted here from time to time as they become available. If you would like information to be posted here, please email with the details.

Student assistance to attend ASBS conferences

ABRS National Taxonomy Research Student Travel Bursary Program

Hansjörg Eichler Awards

Non-ASBS scholarships, fellowships and grants

None currently advised.

Workshops and Symposia

5th National Postgraduate Training Workshop in Systematics

The University of Adelaide, South Australia
8–13 July 2018

This workshop is designed for PhD students in the first half of their project and will include advanced level training in phylogenetic methods, imaging techniques, DNA barcoding, NGS-based systematics, systematics theory, nomenclature and the taxonomic process, collection management, databases, publishing results, finding a job, and much more.

For more information, see the workshop flyer.

Job Vacancies

None currently advised.

Vacation Studentships

None currently advised.


The Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research in Canberra runs a Volunteer Botanical Training Program in January–February each year. Applications for the 2018 program closed on Monday 20 November 2017. Applications for the 2019 program will be invited in late 2018 and this will be advertised here. For more information please visit

Postgraduate Scholarships

None currently advised.

Post Docs

None currently advised.