This post from Functional Ecology Executive Editor Chuck Fox shows some initial analyses of submissions to the BES journals during the COVID-19 pandemic. Whilst he doesn’t find any noticeable changes in submissions in the short period since COVID-19 disruptions have been imposed on society, he notes that the pandemic is likely to affect scientific output and that some members of our community will probably be affected more than others.Continue reading “The representation of women as authors of submissions to ecology journals during the COVID-19 pandemic”
In our Hindsight series, researchers highlight a historical piece of research that was -and is- significant to them. In this post, Julia Koricheva discusses the impact of Gurevitch et al’s A meta-analysis of competition in field experiments. Julia is a professor at Royal Holloway and an Associate Editor for Functional Ecology
Matthias Schleuning is a Senior Scientist at Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre (SBiK-F), Germany, and an Associate Editor for Functional Ecology. In this post, he talks about a recent panel he took part in at the year’s Macroecology Meeting of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
It’s a cold and rainy morning, and I enter NIOO and a new world opens up to me: I am spending the next two months in the Netherlands Institute of Ecology in Wageningen.