Links round-up: 04/03/2016

The Demography Beyond the Population Special Feature to come out of last years workshops is now available. This Special Feature spans across all six BES journals.

Using SQL with R can make working with large datasets much easier. Here is a tutorial on integrating PostgreSQL with R.

Rich Fitzjohn and Daniel Falster discuss how they built their ‘plant’ R package.

We have set up a Facebook group in an attempt to make the BES Quantitative Ecology SIG community more interactive and to encourage communication between our members. Please join up and post discussion to the group!


Applied Spatial Ecology Workshop at Penn State University, USA. 27-28 September 2016.

Grants are available for the course Introduction to Network Analysis in Life Sciences, 24-28 October 2016 at Transmitting Science, Barcelona, Spain.


Postdoctoral researcher in statistical ecology at Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Two postdoctoral positions in theoretical ecology at the Centre for Biodiversity Theory and Modelling, Moulis, France.

Research scientist in applied statistics at Marine Research Institute in Bergen, Norway

Postdoctoral fellow in numerical palaeoecology and quantitative ecology at University of Bergen, Norway

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