Entries by Plantae Community

Teaching Tips for Plant Scientists

Whether you are new to academic teaching, interested in it, or even experienced in academic teaching, a plant scientist, not a plant scientist, this article is for you. Good teachers and educators have the power of making any individual passionate about topics they thought they hated, and exceptional ones can change the course of our […]

Finding Ways to Enhance the Science Public Perception

Scientific discoveries can truly revolutionize human society, even though public perception on this matter might be far behind its relevance. In an increasingly interconnected and technologically advanced world, science plays a pivotal role in shaping our lives, addressing global challenges, and driving progress. This became evident when researchers prioritized the COVID-19 pandemic as a research […]

Suggestions for Organizing Inclusive Conferences

Diversity is much more than just race, age, gender, learning abilities and education levels. For conferences, diversity is not only reflected by the diversity of participants involved in events, but also the accessibility of the event to all attendees and how they can benefit from it. The goal of all conferences is that everyone can […]

Plantae Presents: Enhancing Teaching Skills for Plant Scientists

Plantae Presents: Enhancing Teaching Skills for Plant Scientists Featuring Debayan Bose, Ronda Hamm, Andrea Paterlini, and James Piercy When: Tuesday, September 19, 2023, at 08:00 AM PDT | 11:00 AM EDT | 4:00 PM BST | 11:00 PM Beijing About this Webinar Join us for an engaging webinar where we’ll empower the educator within you. […]

Plant Physiology Spotlights July First Authors

In July, we published many innovative manuscripts in Plant Physiology. Behind those manuscripts are researchers, professors, professionals and students dedicated to advancing the field of plant science. You’ve seen our First Authors on Twitter  and Facebook— now, read more about why they chose to pursue plant sciences and click on the links below the pictures […]

Let Us Appreciate Efforts Over Outputs

In contemporary society, outcomes often take precedence in determining one’s identity. During job interviews, a few lines on a CV become the barometer of one’s professional experience. Academic prospects hinge on the numerical value of a GPA. All too frequently, self-worth becomes intertwined with measurable achievements, serving as benchmarks of personal validation within societal constructs. […]

Literature Tools for Researchers

Search engines, databases, and literature searches, oh my!   Finding and managing references is a complex task. Luckily there are a number of digital tools that can help this task. In this infographic, ASPB Plantae Fellow Ángel Vergara Cruces presents a series of articles to find, access, organize and analyze research. Included are tools that can […]

Plantae Presents: Building up the Next Generation of Scientists

Plantae Presents: Building up the Next Generation of Scientists Featuring Abimbola Owoseni and Sophien Kamoun When: Tuesday, August 29, 2023, at 02:00 PM WAT | 9:00 AM EDT | 2:00 PM BST | 9:00 PM Beijing About this Webinar Cultivating the next generation of scientists is crucial for the continuous advancement of knowledge. Fostering curiosity […]