Functional Ecology is delighted to announce 20 new Associate Editors who have joined the Editorial Board following our latest open call across all seven BES journals. Find out more about the expertise behind Functional Ecology’s newly onboarded Associate Editors below! Associate Editor Profiles 1. Iveren Abiem Department of Plant Science and Technology, University of Jos, Nigeria Iversen is a forest ecologist and conservation biologist studying … Continue reading Functional Ecology welcomes 20 new Associate Editors
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
The Haldane Prize is awarded by the British Ecological Society each year for the best paper in Functional Ecology written by an early career author. Here is the shortlist for the 2021 Haldane Prize. Alexander Austin: Solitary bee larvae prioritize carbohydrate over protein in parentally provided pollen Audrey Barker Plotkin: Defoliated trees die below a critical threshold of stored carbon Bálint Uveges: Chemical defence effective against multiple … Continue reading 2021 Haldane Prize Shortlist: Functional Ecology’s Award for Early Career Researchers
What climate change means for India’s and Africa’s growing populations – Tamir Klein Climate change is here and is not showing any sign of moving away from the headlines. Headlines which come from every point on the globe, showing that the impact is indeed global. Wildfires in Australia are followed by heatwaves in North America, and so forth. However, as ecologists, we know that impacts … Continue reading Road to COP26: Global warming but local heat exposure
Originally posted on Animal Ecology in Focus: Join the British Ecological Society for a webinar on ecological resilience! This online meeting complements a new Special Feature being published in Journal of Animal Ecology, Journal of Ecology and Functional Ecology: Reconciling resilience across ecological systems, species and subdisciplines. Date: Wednesday 29 September 2021Time: 16:00-17:15?(BST)Location: Online (Zoom)#BESResilience This online meeting showcases the latest cutting-edge research on the topic of ecological… Continue reading Join us for a webinar on Ecological Resilience
The Haldane Prize is awarded by the British Ecological Society each year for the best paper in Functional Ecology written by an early career author. Today, we are pleased to present the shortlisted papers for this year’s award (from the 2019 volume of Functional Ecology). This year’s shortlisted candidates are: A trait-based framework for understanding predator-prey relationships: trait matching between a specialist snake and its … Continue reading 2019 Haldane Prize Shortlist: Functional Ecology’s Award for Early Career Researchers
From the 5th of September 2019, Functional Ecology will be running an experiment looking at the effects of single-blind vs double-blind review In this post, Chuck Fox, Executive Editor for Functional Ecology, explains why.
by Chuck Fox, Executive Editor of Functional Ecology
We’re happy to introduce our newest additions to our editorial board, Anna Doty and Hugo Saiz. This enthusiastic pair will join the crew to lead our blog FunctionalEcologists.com. Anna Doty is an animal physiologist exploring animal responses to human disturbance, and will start in the fall as an Assistant Professor at California State University, Bakersfield. Hugo Saiz is based at the University of Bern, Switzerland, … Continue reading Introducing your new Functional Ecologists blog editors!