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12th Symposium Awards

At the 12th International Symposium in Glasgow the IPA honoured John Birks, Peter Appleby, Ingemar Renberg and Françoise Gasse for their lifetime contributions to palaeolimnology.

The winners of the student prizes were Mark Stevenson (best oral presentation) and Linda Randsalu-Wendrup (best poster presentation). Both received Springer book tokens for $250.00. Continue Reading »

The 13th International Paleolimnology Symposium Continue Reading »

International Conference & Young Scientist Meeting – “Paleolimnology of Northern Eurasia” Continue Reading »

Minutes for the International Paleolimnology Association (IPA) Business Meeting Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC), Glasgow, UK August 24, 2012 Continue Reading »

IPS2012 Second circular

IPS2012 logo The 12th International Paleolimnology Symposium (IPS2012) will be held 21-24 August 2012, in Glasgow, Scotland. Visit the website for details, register your email for updates and find out how we’re embracing social networking.

New: Session titles and abstracts, keynote speakers, fees and excursions.

We would like to inform those of you who have not yet received an invitation, or who have not had the time to send your registrations yet, that we have extended the submission deadline for this year’s Québec-Ontario Paleolimnology Symposium (PALS) until April 15th 2011.

We invite you to look at our webpage ( for registration and abstract submission guidelines. Please contact us to book your place for the symposium dinner on THURSDAY evening (May 26th).

Obituary: Ted Brown

Ted Brown coring Little Round Lake (Ontario) (Photo: John Smol)With sadness we report the death of Seward (Ted) Brown. Ted was Emeritus Professor at Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario and a pioneer of paleolimnological research.

He died peacefully at his home north of Kingston on Friday evening, June 18, 2010 at the age of 92, surrounded by close friends.

Ted is widely recognized for his seminal work on the study of fossil pigments in lake sediments. Continue Reading »

11th Symposium Awards

At the 11th International Symposium in Guadalajara the IPA honoured Herb Wright, Dan Livingstone, Walt Dean and Frank Oldfield for their lifetime contributions to palaeolimnology. Read their citations here. The text of their talks given on receipt of the award were published in 2010 in the Journal of Paleolimnology 44(2).

The winners of the student prizes were Frederike Verbruggen (best oral presentation) and Alexandra Rouillard (best poster presentation). Both received Springer book tokens for $250.00. Continue Reading »

The organizing committee of the 11th International Paleolimnology Symposium, in agreement with the IPA board members, has taken the decision of postponing the symposium until 15-18th December 2009. Continue Reading »

Lifetime Achievement Award

Nominations are requested for the IPA’s “Lifetime Achievement Award”. This award is designed to honour one of our senior colleagues for their career contribution to palaeolimnology. Continue Reading »

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