Journal of Animal Ecology Sidnie Manton Award entry form

Submit your proposal for the Journal of Animal Ecology Sidnie Manton Award. This award aims to support early career* ecologists in developing and submitting a Review or a Long-term Studies in Animal Ecology paper.

Deadline: 17 February 2023

Meet our 2022 winners here.

Applications will be assessed by the journal Editors and successful applicants will be invited to submit a manuscript to Journal of Animal Ecology. Submitted manuscripts will then go through our usual peer review process and, of those published, an overall winner will be selected.

The Editors are looking for proposed papers that appeal to a broad readership and have the potential to show:

  • A well-balanced overview of the  topic
  • Novel insights
  • An advance to the field
  • Future directions for research

*Early career is defined as less than five years post- Ph.D. or -D.Phil. experience according to the date of your graduation certificate. Reasonable exceptions will be considered (e.g. for parental leave or a substantial shift in research area).

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  • Please confirm your career stage (early career is defined as less than five years post- Ph.D. or -D.Phil).
  • Please provide your working abstract. The abstract must not exceed 350 words and should be written in numbered paragraphs.
  • Please briefly summarise the importance of your paper to the field:
  • If you have any questions about the competition or the application process please email Journal of Animal Ecology: