2016 Elton Prize Winner: Rob Salguero-Gómez

2016-Elton-Prize-200x200The 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

We are recruiting for a blog editor

86_1_coverWe are looking for an Associate Editor for this blog. The aim of the blog is to provide the latest journal updates and, in particular, to serve as a forum for informative and stimulating discussion of topics in the field of animal ecology. Posts are variously contributed by the Senior Editors, the Assistant Editor and other members of the Editorial board.

The Blog Editor will be responsible for commissioning content for the blog and will work closely with the rest of the Journal’s editorial board and editorial office to determine regular content. We aim to publish 3–4 posts per month. In the rare cases where there is disagreement regarding content, all final Editorial decisions will rest with the Editorial Office. Continue reading