- Man Qi joins the group as a postdoc to lead work on UAVs and drone monitoring of community resilience.
- The group is attending, presenting talks, and running a demographic workshop at the EvoDemos 2023 conference in Paris.
- Rob has received a £1M NERC Pushing the Frontiers grant to examine the drivers of resilience across levels of biological organisation
- Erola has received a MSCA fellowship to (re-)join the group, starting later in 2023.
- Work with collaborator Ben Blonder on trait-based control theory accepted for publication in Oikos.
- Our opinion piece on caloric restriction accepted for publication in Journal of Gerontology. Read preprint here.
- Our work on Keyfitz entropy in comparative demography published in Methods in Ecology and Evolution. Read more here.
- The team's work, led by Connor, on the MOSAIC database accepted in Scientific Data. Read preprint here and visit the website here.
- Our latest piece on demographic synthesis in tree conservation is now out on TREE.
- Arjan has joined the group to examine the effects of climate change and poaching on endemic succulent South African plants.
- Marcel has joined the group to develop UAV methods to non-destructively quantify plant stress.
- Roberto's work on the effects of human threats in reptile diversity accepted in Nature Communications. Read preprint here.
- Our "10 simple rules" piece in trait-based ecology is out. Read more here.
- We have contributed to a recent publication in Ecosphere on the next directions of synthetic ecology. Read more here.
- Rob has obtained an ARC grant with Diana Fisher (Univ Queensland) to examine the drivers of semelparity in animals and plants.
- Alice Rosen joins the group to carry out her BBSRC DTP DPhil rotation, where she will model the population dynamics of eucalypts using LiDAR data.
- Read our response to our latest TREE paper here.
- John has published our work on UAV image pipelines to quantify grassland diversity. Read more here.
- Erola has obtained a John Fell Funds grant to examine the eco physiological responses of plants to stress in RainDrop.
- The team is attending the BES annual meeting in Edinburgh. We currently have 17 presentations under review, and are running the workshop "Comparative demography with stage-based models", and a thematic session "Species distribution mechanistic forecasting to overcome climate uncertainty: novel approaches and opportunities".
- Rob received a teaching award at Pembroke College.