In this podcast for Functional Ecology, Assistant Editor, Frank Harris, sits down with Lauren Nadler and Sandra Binning—two of the four guest editors (also Shelley Adamo & Dana Hawley)—to discuss the recently published cross-journal (with Journal of Animal Ecology) Special Feature titled, The Mechanisms and Consequences of Infection-Induced Phenotypes. This special feature highlights recent insights into the ways parasites alter host phenotypes across a range … Continue reading The Mechanisms and Consequences of Infection-Induced Phenotypes: Podcast transcript
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. Last year’s winner was Max Mallen-Cooper for their paper: Tissue chemistry of biocrust species along an aridity gradient and comparison to vascular plant leaves Here is the shortlist for the 2022 Haldane Prize. Alice Walker Indirect control of decomposition by an invertebrate … Continue reading 2022 Haldane Prize Shortlist: Functional Ecology’s Award for Early Career Researchers
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
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
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!
Originally posted on Animal Ecology in Focus:
We’ve recently updated our policy on animal research ethics for all the BES journals (Ecological Solutions and Evidence, Functional Ecology, Journal of Animal Ecology, Journal of Applied Ecology, Methods in Ecology and Evolution?and?People and Nature).?We’ve made this update to ensure we’re in line with the most up to date thinking on animal ethics, and to ensure all our… Continue reading Updated Animal Ethics Policy
New issue! And there’s a lot of extra content to go with it: Continue reading “32.10: Behind the cover”