Macroecology

The Macroecology Group provide a forum to unite researchers who work in, or are influenced by macroecology.

Contact

Chair: Joseph Bailey
Social media: Twitter, Facebook

Background

The Macroecology Group provides a forum to unite researchers working at the macro-scale. The group are interested in the strengths and limitations of integrating concepts, questions and data across taxonomic, spatial and temporal scales, and the links among the disciplines of macroecology, macroevolution, palaeontology, conservation and others.

Join the mailing list

If you would like to find out more about the group’s latest news and activities, sign up to our mailing list here.

Join the Committee

There are currently several open positions on the Committee of the Macroecology Group. If you have any questions about any of the roles, please contact the Group’s Chair, Dr Joseph Bailey via macro@britishecologicalsociety.org.

Deputy Chair

This voluntary role involves assisting the Chair in various aspects of running the SIG, including event organisation, committee meetings, finances, and communication with our members. Ideally, you will have some experience of being involved in a SIG committee and previous BES Macro events. Apply via this form by Monday 29th August 2022, 17:00 BST.

Communications Secretary

This voluntary role involves working closely with the Chair, Deputy Chair, and Social Media Secretaries to ensure the SIG consistently promotes opportunities and events that will be of interest to our membership. Apply via this form by Monday 29th August 2022, 17:00 BST.

Social Media Secretary

This voluntary role involves working closely with the other Social Media Secretary to ensure consistent engagement with the SIG’s membership on Twitter. You will also work with the Communications Secretary to coordinate promotion of events, for example. Apply via this form by Monday 29th August 2022, 17:00 BST.

ECR Representative

This is a new voluntary role which will involve representing Master’s students on the SIG Committee as part of our wider commitment to ensure that our projects are accessible to and enjoyed by all. You will work closely with the Committee’s PhD representative. Apply via this form by Monday 29th August 2022, 17:00 BST.

Aims

  • Facilitate inter-disciplinary collaboration and showcase methodological advances.
  • Promote a more open, inclusive, kinder approach to science.
  • Support early-career researchers.

Meetings and Events

Information about all upcoming events can be found on the Events page.

Committee members

  • Joseph Bailey (Chair)
  • Rosie Sheward (Social media rep)
  • Jessica Haghkerdar (EDI rep)
  • Ceres Barros (International rep)
  • Arthur Magalhaes (International rep)
  • Leo Ohyama (Journal club & ECR (PhD) rep)
  • Tom Bishop (Treasurer)
  • Bethany Allen (Journal club)
  • Brian McGill
  • Reginaldo Gusmão
  • Manuela Gonzalez Suarez
  • Krizler Tanalgo