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Guiding the next generation of ecologists

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Guiding the next generation of ecologists

Last week we celebrated National Careers Week, an initiative to recognise and promote careers guidance so that students leaving education can make informed choices about what they do next.

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Early-career ecologists chat Brexit: lots of questions, and some answers

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Early-career ecologists chat Brexit: lots of questions, and some answers

A summary of the talks and discussions held at the BES Conservation Group event on 20th February 2019, which tackled key questions for ecologists arising from the Brexit process.

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Getting into...science communication

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Getting into...science communication

Reflections on BES press office internship during a busy annual meeting

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Wildlife Freak, Evidence Geek: The BES Policy Internship

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Wildlife Freak, Evidence Geek: The BES Policy Internship

A BES intern's experience in the chaotic, but hopeful, world of environmental policy.

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Supporting female ecologists to find their paths to success

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Supporting female ecologists to find their paths to success

Isabella Mandl and Manuela Gonzalez-Suarez were paired together in the BES Women in Ecology mentoring scheme. They explain how they benefitted and the new outlook it gave them.

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Capturing Ecology – Winning images of British Ecological Society competition announced

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Capturing Ecology – Winning images of British Ecological Society competition announced

Capturing flora and fauna from across the planet, subjects range from African wild dog research to an artistic take on Galapagos iguanas to images exploring the relationships between people and nature.

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Announcing the 2018 British Ecological Society award winners

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Announcing the 2018 British Ecological Society award winners

Recognising eight distinguished ecologists whose work has benefited the scientific community and society in general.

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Reflections on getting your science into policy

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Reflections on getting your science into policy

MSc students reflect on our Scottish Policy Group's policy training workshop

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Exhibition: Changing Climates - a photographic journey of women in science

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Exhibition: Changing Climates - a photographic journey of women in science

Exploring the personal stories of inspiring women who have travelled to remote places all over the world.

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Education project experiences of an undergraduate student - By Sarah Raymond

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Education project experiences of an undergraduate student - By Sarah Raymond

An undergraduates' perspective of getting involved with Education opportunities at the BES.

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Scottish Environment LINK Parliamentary Reception 2018

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Scottish Environment LINK Parliamentary Reception 2018

The BES were invited by Scottish Environment LINK to be part of their event ‘Generation Earth: Celebrating Young Environmental Campaigners’

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BES journal prizes awarded to early career researchers

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BES journal prizes awarded to early career researchers

Celebrating outstanding papers across the Society's five journals.

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Capturing Ecology - Winners of British Ecological Society photography competition announced

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Capturing Ecology - Winners of British Ecological Society photography competition announced

The BES has revealed the winners of its annual photography competition ‘Capturing Ecology’.

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2017 book prize awarded to behavioural ecologist Professor Tim Clutton-Brock

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2017 book prize awarded to behavioural ecologist Professor Tim Clutton-Brock

Our annual Marsh Book of the Year Award has been given to Professor Tim Clutton-Brock from Cambridge’s Zoology Department, recognising his book Mammal Societies for its influence on the science and application of ecology.

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2017 Parliamentary Shadowing scheme open for applications

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2017 Parliamentary Shadowing scheme open for applications

Apply now for an opportunity to spend up to three days in the European Parliament.

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