Early Career Researcher Awards

The BES journal Editors would like to congratulate the winners for their outstanding papers published in 2016.

Harper PrizeMartina Treurnicht (Stellenbosch University, South Africa)
Environmental drivers of demographic variation across the global geographical range of 26 plant species

Southwood PrizeMichael Becker (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
Sixty-year legacy of human impacts on a high Arctic ecosystem

Haldane PrizePedro J. Bergamo (University of Campinas, Brazil)
Flower colour and visitation rates of Costus arabicus support the ‘bee avoidance’ hypothesis for red-reflecting hummingbird-pollinated flowers

Robert May PrizeGabriella Leighton (University of Cape Town, South Africa)
Just Google it: assessing the use of Google Images to describe geographical variation in visible traits of organisms

Elton PrizeRoberto Salguero-Gómez (Sheffield University, UK)
COMADRE: a global data base of animal demography

The winning papers and ten highly commended papers have been compiled into a Virtual Issue which you can access for free from the journal homepages.

Journal of Ecology | Journal of Applied Ecology | Functional Ecology | Journal of Animal Ecology | Methods in Ecology and Evolution