BES Annual Meeting – Workshops

Workshops are a great opportunity to develop skills, contribute to developing subjects and learn new skills – and we have an abundance of free lunchtime workshops at our Annual Meeting!

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This year is no exception, with our Annual Meeting workshops covering a wide range of subjects. They run during our lunch breaks on Monday and Tuesday, and delegates will be able to get takeaway lunches from a catering point so they won’t miss out!

This year workshop titles are:

The construction, calibration and evaluation of Individual Based Models (IBMs)
Richard Sibly, Reading University

Wikithon: Quantitative Ecology Documentation (QED)
Dominic Bennett, Institute of Zoology, London

Engaging with the Press and measuring impact
BES External Affairs team

A spotlight on the publishing process: how to review papers and get your own published.
Ellen Fry, Manchester University

Leadership skills for early career researchers
Owen Petchey, University of Zurich

Improving the reproducibility of data analysis with R Markdown
Aline Quadros, Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology , Bremen, Germany

How can citizen science data better support decision makers?
Ian Thornhill, Earthwatch Institute

Enhancing ecological fieldwork with Virtual Reality.
Steve Tilling, Field Studies Council and Phil Wheeler, Open University

Careers in Conservation Student Workshop
Stuart Patterson, Conservation SIG

Defra’s 25-year plan for the natural environment: what does it mean for ecologists?
BES Policy team

Macro-ecology through the lens of comparative demography
Robert Salguero-Gómez, University of Sheffieldnn

What is the future of peer review in ecology?
BES Publications Team

Don’t forget, registration is now open, and we also have our pre-meeting Early Careers and Coding workshops.