The Elton Prize is awarded by the British Ecological Society each year for the best paper in Journal of Animal Ecology written by an early career author at the start of their research career. Today we are pleased to present the shortlisted papers for this year’s award, based on the previous (89th) volume of the journal. The winner will be selected in the coming weeks so watch this space … Continue reading 2020 ELTON PRIZE SHORTLIST: JOURNAL OF ANIMAL ECOLOGY AWARD FOR EARLY CAREER RESEARCHERS
Ahead of this year’s British Ecological Society Annual Meeting, where you have a chance to meet our Senior Editors, we thought it would be good to get to know the people behind the decision letters. First up is Ben Sheldon. What can you tell us about the first paper you published? Sheldon and Duckworth (1990) Rediscovery of the Madagascar Serpent Eagle. Bull Brit. Orn. Club. … Continue reading Meet the Editor: Ben Sheldon
We are delighted to announce that Natalie Clay has been awarded the 2017 Elton Prize for her paper: Towards a geography of omnivory: Omnivores increase carnivory when sodium is limiting. Natalie Clay obtained her PhD from the University of Oklahoma in the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Program in 2013 under the direction of Michael Kaspari. Her dissertation research examined the relationship between nutrient inputs like … Continue reading Natalie Clay – Winner of the 2017 Elton Prize
The Elton Prize is awarded by the British Ecological Society each year for the best paper in Journal of Animal Ecology written by an early career author at the start of their research career. We are delighted to announce that Rob Salguero-Gómez has won the 2016 Elton Prize for his paper: COMADRE: a global data base of animal demography.
Demographic information is key for answering many of the questions evolutionary ecologists, population biologists, and scientists involved in management and conservation have to tackle. Continue reading “2016 Elton Prize Winner: Rob Salguero-Gómez”