Weekly links round-up: 10/05/2015

A new method for inferring species interactions from species’ occurrence data has been presented by David Harris. The method uses Markov random fields to predict direct and indirect consequences of species interaction matrices.

Vilela and Villalobos have developed a new R package (letsR) which aims to help researchers save time and effort when doing macroecological analyses with large datasets.

Events

Registration and abstract submission is already open for the International Society for Ecological Modelling Global Conference 2016, 8-12 May 2016, Towson University, Maryland, USA.

Courses

PR statistics have a few upcoming statistics courses for ecologists. See their website, or the comment from Oliver Hooker on last week’s blog post for more info.

Jobs

Lecturer or Associate Professor position at the University of Southampton in Ecology/Evolutionary Biology.

Two Phylogenomics Research Fellow positions open in Kew’s Department of Comparative Plant and Fungal Biology.

Three positions are open on the “Sustainable management of renewable resources in a changing environment (SUSTAIN): an integrated approach across ecosystems” project at UiT in Norway. These are PhD, postdoc and researcher positions.

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