Tag: BES

BES Palaeoecology Special Interest Group

The British Ecological Society is preparing for the launch of a new “Palaeoecology” Special Interest Group (SIG) at the Annual Meeting 2018 in Birmingham. As part of the launch there will be a Thematic Session at the Birmingham meeting entitled “Advancing our understanding of long-term…

British Ecological Society 2016 on film

See what it was like at the British Ecological Society (BES) annual meeting 2016: See the winning act from the Science Slam: Find out more about the BES: For more videos by the society check out the BES YouTube channel by clicking here.

British Ecological Society annual meeting 2016

The British Ecological Society (BES) annual meeting for 2016 has come to an end. It has seemed like a long week (and it is only Thursday) because it has been so action packed. For me it commenced on Sunday when I helped out with…

Enhancing fieldwork learning

Enhancing Fieldwork Learning Showcase 2016 University of Reading, Whiteknights Campus 12-13th September 2016 Sign up to attend this years showcase which will include: Nocturnal camera trapping Underwater camera work Field microscopy Drones in teaching and research. Virtual fieldwork Using e-books as lab notes Linking…

BES early career researcher grant writing workshop

Early Career Researchers’ Grant Writing Workshop 7 November 2016 British Ecological Society, London Our Early Career Working Group has organised a workshop on grant-writing for 30 early-career ecologists (early postdoctoral level) planning to submit an independent fellowship or grant proposal as named postdoc in the…

BES tropical ecology meeting

9th Early Career Researcher Meeting Integrating Tropical Ecology Across Biomes and Continents 21st – 23rd September 2016 Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University Join us at Lancaster Envi… Source: Events

BES annual meeting: Top talks

I am just back from a fabulous British Ecological Society (BES) annual meeting in Edinburgh. Both the city and the science were interesting and exciting. The Science Slam was certainly my highlight “fringe” event and I believe all the slams will be avaliable to…

People, Politics and the Planet – Any Questions?

People, Politics and the Planet – Any Questions? 9 March 2015 The Light, Euston Road, London British Ecological Society Find out what UK politicians think about the environment ahead of the forthcoming UK general election. The panellists were: Lord de Mauley TD (Conservatives, Parliamentary…

Recent Reading

News article Science check call over Badger cull, Pallab Ghosh (@BBCPallab), BBC News. Reporting on: Transparency and Evidence-Based Policy: An Open Letter to Defra from Journal of Animal Ecology New fanged frog ‘gives both to tadpoles’, Jonathan Webb, BBC News. Journal Articles Hodgson, J.A., Thomas,…

Surviving the Viva

British Ecological Society Ecological careers Webinar series 2014-2015 Webinar 1: Surviving the Viva 31 October 2014 For further information on the BES webinar series click here, or for more general information on ecological careers click here.

Predicting the future by understanding the past: Climate change

As part of the “500,000 years of solar irradiance, climate and vegetation changes” Natural Environments Research Council funded (NE/K005294/1) project we have produced a wall chart explaining the type of research we do and how it can help to place on-going, and projected, climate change in…