Interested in becoming a BES Associate Editor?

Originally posted on Journal of Ecology Blog:
The seven British Ecological Society journals are currently?looking for ecologists and practitioners to join their editorial boards! See here for more information and how to apply (deadline: 28th February 2023). Read on for details about the role and insights from some of our current Associate Editors: 🔎 THE ROLE Being an Associate Editor (AE) involves making initial assessments… Continue reading Interested in becoming a BES Associate Editor?

Best practices for LGBTQ+ inclusion during ecological fieldwork

Authors Jaime Coon and Nathan Alexander reflect on their recent perspective piece that discusses LGBTQ+ inclusion during ecological fieldwork, with recommendations for individuals, mentors, and institutions. All field ecologists have stories involving adventure, creative solutions to unexpected problems, challenging environmental conditions, truck failures, or insect infestations in the fieldhouse. But for ecologists from marginalized groups, field stories shared among community members can also be a … Continue reading Best practices for LGBTQ+ inclusion during ecological fieldwork

Meet our new Blog Associate Editor: Catherine Waite

We are delighted to announce two new Blog Associate Editors who have joined The Applied Ecologist team! Valentine introduced herself earlier this month so in this post, find out more our other new recruit – Catherine Waite. Hi everyone, I’m Catherine, one of the new Associate Editors for The Applied Ecologist. It’s great to be writing this first post to introduce myself! I am originally … Continue reading Meet our new Blog Associate Editor: Catherine Waite

Meet our new Blog Associate Editor: Valentine Seymour

We are delighted to announce two new Blog Associate Editors who have joined The Applied Ecologist team! In this post, find out more about one of our new recruits, Valentine Seymour. Hello. I’m Valentine, one of the new Blog Associate Editor’s for The Applied Ecologist. I currently live on the edge of the North Downs in Kent, UK and am a Research Fellow, a Knowledge … Continue reading Meet our new Blog Associate Editor: Valentine Seymour

Damilola Olanipon: Navigating through the odds – the experience of a female early career researcher in Nigeria

For Black History Month, the British Ecological Society (BES) journals are celebrating the work of Black ecologists from around the world and sharing their stories. The theme for UK Black History Month this year is Time for Change: Action Not Words. Damilola Olanipon—an early career researcher at Afe Babalola University, Nigeria—shares her story below. I was brought up by a single mother and, gaining admission … Continue reading Damilola Olanipon: Navigating through the odds – the experience of a female early career researcher in Nigeria

Mthokozisi Moyo: Accidental Ecologist to Seasonality “expert”

For Black History Month, the British Ecological Society (BES) journals are celebrating the work of Black ecologists from around the world and sharing their stories. The theme for UK Black History Month this year is Time for Change: Action Not Words. Mthokozisi Moyo – at the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa – shares his story below. How did you get into ecology? My name is Mthokozisi Moyo … Continue reading Mthokozisi Moyo: Accidental Ecologist to Seasonality “expert”

Yoseph Araya: Stepping up – towards diversifying learning and participation in natural spaces for all

For Black History Month, the British Ecological Society (BES) journals are celebrating the work of Black ecologists from around the world and sharing their stories. The theme for UK Black History Month this year is Time for Change: Action Not Words. Yoseph Araya—a researcher at The Open University—joins us again, following his 2020 blogpost, to share his story and recent journey. How did you get … Continue reading Yoseph Araya: Stepping up – towards diversifying learning and participation in natural spaces for all

Thobeka Gumede: A girl who made it against all odds

For Black History Month, the British Ecological Society (BES) journals are celebrating the work of Black ecologists from around the world and sharing their stories. The theme for UK Black History Month this year is Time for Change: Action Not Words. Thobeka Gumede – a PhD researcher at Centre for Functional Biodiversity, School of Life Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa – shares her story below. How … Continue reading Thobeka Gumede: A girl who made it against all odds

Associate Editor mentoring: 2023 applications now open

If you are less than five years post-PhD, based in or from the Global South, and looking to develop your editorial experience alongside a revered board of Senior Editors, why not apply for the Journal of Applied Ecology Associate Editor mentoring opportunity? Each year the board welcomes new mentee Associate Editors with little or no editorial experience to take up this training post and gain experience of … Continue reading Associate Editor mentoring: 2023 applications now open

Join The Applied Ecologist team as a Blog Associate Editor

We are seeking an enthusiastic ecologist with a passion for stimulating dialogue and communication across everyone involved in ecological research and practice to join the team in this voluntary role. Summary of the Role We are looking for an active ecologist with a passion for stimulating dialogue and communication across everyone involved in ecological research and practice. Part of the Editorial Boards for Journal Applied … Continue reading Join The Applied Ecologist team as a Blog Associate Editor