Travel Awards to the World Congress of Malacology
To apply, please submit the completed application form to the UM Secretary, Prof. Jesús Troncoso as an email attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for applications is 1 February 2013.
Download the application form here [doc]
Eligibility: awards are made only to current members of Unitas Malacologica. These are not exclusively for students, however preference may be given to applicants who are studying for a higher-level degree (usually a PhD). You may join as a member at the time of your application (fees: EUR 16 per year, for 3-year membership). Applications from those who are not members and not accompanied by an application for membership, will not be considered.
Download the Membership application form here [rtf]
For more information, contact the UM Secretary, Jesús Troncoso (email@example.com)
UM Student Research Awards
Unitas Malacologica has been supporting student research since 2000.
No research awards will be granted in 2013, the next deadline is anticipated in April 2014.
Current and past award winners [link]
Research results must be submitted for publication in the UM Newsletter one year after the award is granted.
Many malacological journals have published special thematic issues arising from the UM World Congresses of Malacology. We will try to make this list complete!
Proceedings of the WCM 2007 Symposium Molluscs as Models in Evolutionary Biology. M. Glaubrecht & T. von Rintelen (Eds). 2009. American Malacological Bulletin Volume 27 Issue 1-2 [link to journal]
Proceedings of the WCM 2007 Symposium Molluscan Models: Advancing Our Understanding of the Eye. J.M. Serb (Ed). 2008. American Malacological Bulletin Volume 26 Issue 1-2 [link to journal]
Proceedings of the WCM 2007 Symposium Micromolluscs: Methodological Challenges, Exiting Results. D.L. Geiger & B. Ruthensteiner (Eds). 2008. Zoosymposia Volume 1. [link to publisher]
Proceedings of the WCM 2004 Symposium Phylogeny and Evolution of the Mollusca. W.F. Ponder and D.R. Lindberg (Eds). 2008. University of California Press. 488 pp. [link to publisher] - [supplementary data]
UM Newsletter published at 8-month intervals [newsletter]
Worldwide mollusc species database
A text published in UNITAS Newsletter 10 (July 1996)
UNITAS previously funded the printing of "Tentacle", now a web-based publication, the Newsletter of the IUCN Mollusc Specialist Group.