This is the website of the British Society for Protist Biology formerly known as the British Section of the Society of Protozoologists.

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Integrating the 3 Dimensions of Biodiversity: New Standards for Documenting Biodiversity of Ciliates and Strategies for Accessing and Sharing Data

A joint workshop of the International Research Coordination Network for Biodiversity of Ciliates and the BSPB

1-3 September 2014, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, UK

See the meetings page for more information and the booking form.

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Contact details

We are updating our contacts database and can everyone who is interested or a member contact Will Gaze with their current contact details.

Downloadable resources

Protozoology resources are available from the Natural History Museum - London. You can access approximately 1500 video clips as quicktime movies. These are free to download and use for non-commercial purposes:

You can also access 23000 microscope slide collection (mainly medical). This slide resource includes the collections of significant figures such as Garnham, Penard, Hoare etc..

For further information about these resources please contact

Dr D.McL. Roberts,
Dept. Zoology,
The Natural History Museum,
Cromwell Road,
Great Britain
Web page: http://www.nhm.ac.uk/research-curation/projects/euk-extreme/