Author Archives: Jane Catford

Three days of plant ecology in Germany

Originally posted on Journal of Ecology Blog:
Journal of Ecology Associate Editors Jane Catford and Rob Salguero-Gómez were both keynote speakers at this year’s PopBio conference. Here is their report… A few weeks ago, we had the privilege of attending PopBio2017…

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Wet wetlands restore better

Originally posted on The Applied Ecologist's blog:
With Plant Conservation Day in mind, Samantha Dawson’s post discusses characteristics of wetland plants and her new paper, Plant traits of propagule banks and standing vegetation reveal flooding alleviates impacts of agriculture on…

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Fun Times at the BES Annual Meeting 2016

Originally posted on Journal of Ecology Blog:
The BES meeting 2016 in Liverpool is now over and what a great meeting it was. Don’t worry: if you could not make it this year, you can hear all about it in the new…

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PhD position available on invasive animals and plants – applications open!

Applications are now open for a fully funded PhD position at the University of Southampton, UK starting in the 2017/2018 academic year under the supervision Marc Rius and me. The project will examine the similarities and differences among species that are … Continue reading

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15 Forms of Invasiveness

Originally posted on Michael McCarthy's Research:
You might think they should be easy to identify – invasive species are seemingly everywhere we look, even carried inadvertently by people to the polar regions. And as one of the biggest threats…

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Want to restore wetland forests and do a PhD at the same time?

Then look no further! Chris Walsh, Joe Greet and I are looking for a PhD student to join us at The University of Melbourne on an ARC Linkage Project that aims to quantify the importance of flooding, seed availability, and competition for restoring a … Continue reading

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Moving to the University of Southampton

In July, I will be shifting my office some 17,107 km to the University of Southampton. I’ll be starting a lectureship (equivalent of Assistant Professor) in Community Ecology in the Centre for Biological Sciences where I’ll be part of the Environmental Biosciences research group. … Continue reading

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