In this new post, Functional Ecology announces that a ‘Replication Statement’ is now mandatory for research articles to be considered for publication. Senior Editor for Functional Ecology, Dustin Marshall, provides some background information on this new requirement and a handful examples to assist authors. Check out our updated Author Guidelines if you are looking to submit a manuscript to Functional Ecology. Rationale Measuring independent replicates … Continue reading Functional Ecology now requires a ‘Replication Statement’ for all submitted Research Articles
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The seven British Ecological Society journals are currently?looking for ecologists and practitioners to join their editorial boards! See here for more information and how to apply (deadline: 28th February 2023). Read on for details about the role and insights from some of our current Associate Editors: 🔎 THE ROLE Being an Associate Editor (AE) involves making initial assessments… Continue reading Interested in becoming a BES Associate Editor?
We are delighted to announce that we have integrated the language editing software, Writefull, into the online submission system of Functional Ecology. Writefull is an automatic proofing and editing AI tool trained on published articles from STEM subject areas. It screens text for correctness of grammar, spelling, vocabulary and punctuation, as well more subtle language issues such as style, word order, and phrasing. Submitting authors will be … Continue reading Writefull trial announced on Functional Ecology
Hello Readers! Wonderful to be saying hello to you again, as Senior Editor, and to be able highlight some really fun items in Functional Ecology (couldn’t resist). In this blog post, I will actually be focusing on the blog itself. You might have noticed recently that some of the blog posts, particularly those under the “Behind the Paper” tab, are written in languages other than English. … Continue reading Lara Ferry: Research in Many Languages
We are about to welcome a new Review Editor to the Editorial Team at Functional Ecology, Dr. Liza Holeski! I hope you will all join me in welcoming Dr. Holeski to the team. She has served for several years as an Associate Editor and is going to be great in this new role. I hope that many of you seek out the opportunity to work … Continue reading Lara Ferry: Let’s talk about Review Papers and welcome our new Reviews Editor, Dr. Liza Holeski!