NACCB 2016: Call for Proposals

Check out new information of NACCB 2016’s Call for Proposals at NACCB 2016: Call for Proposals

SCB and ESA receive NSF Award to seed new Network for Next Generation Careers

The Ecological Society of America, in partnership with the Society for Conservation Biology (SCB), will create a new network of prospective employers, faculty and professional societies over the next eighteen months with a $48,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).  The Next Generation Careers – Innovation in Environmental Biology Education (NGC) incubator project will explore undergraduate college career progression into environmental biology, including fields such as ecology, evolution, conservation, and natural resource management. Source: ESA receives NSF Award to seed new Network for Next Generation Careers | Ecological Society of America

Peer review, preprints and the speed of science

Stephen Curry: Peer review, supposedly the guarantor of the quality of scientific papers, is in trouble. Preprints offer a way out

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