Weekly links round-up: 15/05/2015

On the Methods blog, David Warton has written an interesting review of how traits have been/can be incorporated into community analysis. He argues for a move towards this trait-based approach to multivariate analysis.

Ecography have announced an open competition for the Ecography Award for Excellence in Ecology and Evolution (The E4 Award) which provides the opportunity to publish a prominently featured review article (plus a cash prize). See the website for more details

Courses

Introduction to Ecological Niche Modelling at Observatório Astronómico Prof. Manuel de Barros, Alameda do Monte da Virgem, Vila Nova de Gaia (Portugal), 6 – 10 July 2015.

Modelling species distributions under climate change (PhD course) at the Centre for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate, Copenhagen, 24 – 28 August.

Jobs

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in plant ecology and climate change at Smith College.

Lecturer in Biogeography at Monash University.

Two Research Fellowship posts in avian behaviour ecology and evolution at the University of Oxford.

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in phylogenetic community analysis at WSL (Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research).

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