New Zealand Journal of Botany Award
Congratulations to Dr Peter Heenan of Landcare Research on receiving the inaugural New Zealand Journal of Botany prize.
The award will alternate between researchers who have a sustained record for excellence and those early-career researchers who have published a significant paper in recent issues of the journal.
The prize was presented to Dr Heenan for his outstanding contribution to southern hemisphere botany. He has been a loyal contributor to the New Zealand Journal of Botany for many years and his work has had a profound impact on our understanding of the systematics of New Zealand flora. He has published a large number of papers with a substantial citation rate in the journal.
The award was presented to Dr Heenan by Associate Professor Julian Eaton-Rye of the University of Otago, one of the journal’s associate editors, at the recent symposium held at the University of Otago to celebrate the life and work of John Buchanan.
- Kevin Gould, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
- Julie Barcelona, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
- Julian Eaton-Rye, University of Otago, New Zealand
- Stephen Hartley, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
- Julian Heyes, Massey University, New Zealand
- Eric McKenzie, Landcare Research, New Zealand
- Brian Murray, University of Auckland, New Zealand
- Phil Novis, Landcare Research, New Zealand
- Pieter Pelser, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
- Leon Perrie, Te Papa Tongarewa, New Zealand
Aims: There is growing worldwide interest in the flora of the austral region. The New Zealand Journal of Botany plays an important role in disseminating field-based, experimental, and theoretical research to researchers on all aspects of the botany, mycology, and phycology of the region.
Scope of submissions: The New Zealand Journal of Botany publishes original research papers, review papers, short communications, book reviews, letters, and forum articles. We welcome submissions on all aspects of the botany, mycology, and phycology of the South Pacific, Australia, South America, and southern Africa. The journal’s subject matter encompasses biosystematics and biogeography, ecology, physiology, biochemistry, genetics, reproductive biology, structure and development, taxonomy, ethnobotany, palaeobotany, bryology, lichenology, mycology, plant pathology, and phycology.
Prospective contributors should consult recent issues of the journal and Contact the Publishing team to discuss whether a planned submission is appropriate.
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Print ISSN: 0028-825X, Online ISSN: 1175-8643
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