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One year on: a Q&A with 2015 Southwood Prize winner Dustin Ranglack

Today sees the announcement of this year’s winners of the BES Early Career Researcher Awards. Journal of Applied Ecology awards the Southwood Prize each year to the best paper in the Journal by an early career author at the start of their career. 846 more words


Networking During Your Job Search

We all need each other. – Leo Buscaglia

This is a fact. There is no way we can live this life alone and as much as we would like not to ever seek anyone’s help, there is something humbling about it, and in fact, if done right, it can uplift us as we connect with the human side of us and others.

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Transitions: Lindsay Schettler

This post is part of our “Transitions” Series, which highlights the experiences of recent graduates and early career archivists. If you are an early career archivist (0-5 years in the field) who would like to participate in this series, please  828 more words

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Promoting writing amongst peers: establishing a community of writing practice for early career academics

In 2015 myself and some other early-career colleagues were struggling with finding time to set aside to concentrating on writing. Finding the time, confidence, and discipline to write had consistently proven elusive with transitioning from research fellow/PhD positions to full-time academic roles. 111 more words


You Carve Your Own Career Path

“Companies no longer offer people careers. People make their own careers” – Y Mansoor Marican

If you are currently working for an organization or hope to work for one, be aware that no matter how many opportunities are provided, the reality is that you are the one carving your own career path and it is not the company.

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International Women’s Day 2017: advice for aspiring ecologists

For the last of our series of blog posts for International Women’s Day our Associate Editors give their advice for female students or early career researchers looking to make a career in ecology. 729 more words

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International Women’s Day 2017: improvements towards gender equality in science

In the third of our posts in our series of blog posts for International Women’s Day we asked our Associate Editors about improvements they are seeing towards gender equality, new initiatives and any institution, department or person who deserves specific praise in this area. 1,059 more words

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