PhD Position, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Applications are invited for the PhD position on the topic of When an Exceptional Triassic climate change (CPE) Triggers plant Evolution in the (sub-) Tropics. Deadline for application: 1st December 2023

56th Annual Meeting AASP-The Palynological Society ̶ 24-28 June 2024, Montpellier, France


55th Annual Meeting of AASP-TPS Joint with the Commission Internationale Microflore Paléozoique (CIMP) – 6-10 June 2023

We are pleased to announce that our next annual meeting will take place at the University of Kentucky, organised by Cortland Eble and Jen O’Keefe We are calling for sessions, please register your interest at before the 1st of April Check here for further information

Job alert – Postdoc Nottingham

Are you looking for a job? Check out this new NERC funded palynology project, based within the School of Biosciences at the University of Nottingham and led by Professor Barry Lomax in collaboration with the Open University (Dr Luke Mander) and Oxford Brookes (Dr Wesley Fraser). Good luck to all applicants!

2021 GSA Annual Meeting in Portland, Oregon

This annual event will take place 10-13 October 2021. Further information can be found here:

Virtual workshop on microfossil geochemistry 10th November 2020

Enjoy analysing specimens of different microfossils?Enjoy using high resolution analytical techniques?Curious about microfossil group biology?New to the topics above and want to learn more?If your answer is yes, look out for more info about our upcoming international virtual workshop on microfossil geochemistry on Tuesday November 10th 2020! Click here for further information

Palynology Short Talks

Dear palynologists, Are you interested in watching or presenting online palynology short talks? We hope to attract palynologists from around the world to share some of their research in a series of online talks. Early career researchers are very welcome! Students: Look out for the student research showcase and info-graphic and lightning talk sessions sponsored by AASP-TPS and BES Palaeoecology …

XV IPC-XI IOPC postponed to May 2021

Message from the organising committee Ladies and gentlemen, dear colleagues, For the last several weeks, the organizing committee of the XV IPC/XI IOPC Prague 2020 has been closely following all aspects surrounding the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. We all were shocked by its impact on people, families and everyday life – it is affecting all of us. The borders of many …

Applied Middle East Late Palaeozoic Palynology: Solving Geological Problems

A AAPG online course, 1-3 June 2020 Course Description This course will cover aspects of Palaeozoic applied palynology for the Middle East – an area where palynology still has a significant impact. The course begins with a basic description of the lithology, structure and geological history of the Middle East Late Palaeozoic. It then describes some of the problems …

53rd Annual Meeting Cancelled

Dear AASP members and fellow palynologists, The new travel restrictions due to the corona virus pandemic have made travel to the US for many people impossible. It is unclear if this will be restricted to a 30 day period or will become a long-term issue. Obviously, the safety of our members and colleagues is extremely important to us. Therefore, the …