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Christine Raines
President's Letter Autumn 2018
Autumn 2018
01 October 2018

For me the summer of 2018 was filled with travel, attending a number of meetings, not least of all, our own Annual Meeting in Florence. I hope you all enjoyed the excellent array of scientific presentations and the social events. I would like to thank the SEB team for the great organisation and smooth running of the meeting, all of the speakers and - of course - our attendees.

Tim Gordon
Young Scientists Awards 2018
Autumn 2018
01 October 2018

Each year, at the SEB Annual Meeting, young scientists submit their abstract to the Young Scientist Award Session and compete for the award of ‘best research presentation’. Our science writers Alex Evans and Jonathan Smith have summarised the research presented by our 2018 winners.

Mussel mesocosms
Biomechanics in a changing world
Autumn 2018
01 October 2018

Climate change was a naturally prominent theme at this year’s SEB Annual Meeting, inspiring a number of stimulating interdisciplinary sessions. During one of these sessions, the often-overlooked effects of climate change on biomechanics were placed in the spotlight. Attendees were treated to talks on a wide range of exciting research topics covering animal locomotion, anti-predator defences and fascinating biomaterials - here are a few of the highlights.

City Forest- Francesco Ferrini
Climate Change: Forests in Danger
Autumn 2018
01 October 2018

In light of a changing climate worldwide, important ecosystems such as forests are expected to change rapidly. So what exactly will happen to forests during this major challenge? Investigators in this field met up at a session entitled ‘Climate Change Impact on Urban and Natural Forests’ at the SEB Annual Meeting in Florence to present their answers to this question.