Weekly links round-up: 12/6/2015

Getting reviews right is important, and often reviewers can struggle with statistics parts of papers. Mark Brewer has written some tips on reviewing statistics for ecologists. These tips range from not assuming that new methods are better / old methods are bad to making sure you read up on methods if not entirely confident in your own understanding.

Jeremy Fox and Brian McGill have posted some really useful resources for getting a grounding in the philosophy of science on Dynamic Ecology. There’s also lots of useful comments on the post.

The lecture slides for the advanced quantitative methods in ecology course at the University of British Columbia look like good resources for learning or refreshing statistical methods.

Courses

Spatial Conservation Prioritisation course in Portugal, 28th September – 3rd October.

Jobs

Research Fellowships (2 posts) at the University of Oxford: avian behaviour, ecology and evolution.

PhD studentship at the University of Reading: modelling bufferfly responses to field margin design.

Lectureships (x4) in Global Ecology and Conservation at the University of Salford.

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