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Under the umbrella of the SSS, biologists from different fields are dedicated to the interests of systematics and taxonomy. The SSS serves as a competent contact for the scientists and the society, and maintains an international exchange.more

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Best Master Prize

Best Master Price 2022

The SSS wants to encourage brilliant young scientists in their early career and therefore set up a yearly prize that will reward an excellent contribution in the field of systematics at the level of a Master thesis.

See details in the document below.

Deadline for the submission was September 30 2022


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Best master’s thesis award 2020

This year's best master’s thesis award was given to Karin Urfer for her work entitled "DNA barcoding and morphological analyses uncover large intraspecific variation in the crab spider Synema globosum (Araneae: Thomisidae) ", conducted at the Naturmuseum St. Gallen.

Synema globosum
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the crab spider Synema globosum