Elisabeth Ward – Harper Prize Shortlist

Throughout April, we are featuring the articles shortlisted for the 2021 Harper Prize. The Harper Prize is an annual award for the best early career research paper published in Journal of Ecology. Elisabeth Ward’s article ‘Ericoid mycorrhizal shrubs alter the relationship between tree mycorrhizal dominance and soil carbon and nitrogen‘ was one of those shortlisted for the award. ⭐️About…

Paula Berenstecher – Harper Prize Shortlist

Throughout April, we are featuring the articles shortlisted for the 2021 Harper Prize. The Harper Prize is an annual award for the best early career research paper published in Journal of Ecology. Paula Berenstecher et al.’s article ‘Worlds apart: Location above- or below-ground determines plant litter decomposition in a semi-arid Patagonian steppe‘ was one of those shortlisted for this…

Dina in ‘t Zandt – Harper Prize Shortlist

Throughout April, we are featuring the articles shortlisted for the 2021 Harper Prize. The Harper Prize is an annual award for the best early career research paper published in Journal of Ecology. Dina in ‘t Zandt et al.’s article ‘Species abundance fluctuations over 31 years are associated with plant–soil feedback in a species-rich mountain meadow‘ was one of those…

Maria Paniw – Harper Prize Shortlist

Throughout April, we are featuring the articles shortlisted for the 2021 Harper Prize. The Harper Prize is an annual award for the best early career research paper published in Journal of Ecology. Maria Paniw et al.’s article ‘Demographic traits improve predictions of spatiotemporal changes in community resilience to drought‘ was one of those shortlisted for this year’s award. ⭐️About…

Nicole Kinlock – Harper Prize Shortlist

Throughout April, we are featuring the articles shortlisted for the 2021 Harper Prize. The Harper Prize is an annual award for the best early career research paper published in Journal of Ecology. Nicole Kinlock’s article ‘Uncovering structural features that underlie coexistence in an invaded woody plant community with interaction networks at multiple life stages‘ was one of those shortlisted…

Jingyi Ding – Harper Prize Shortlist

Throughout April, we are featuring the articles shortlisted for the 2021 Harper Prize. The Harper Prize is an annual award for the best early career research paper published in Journal of Ecology. Jingyi Ding’s article ‘Ecosystem functions are related to tree diversity in forests but soil biodiversity in open woodlands and shrublands‘ was one of those shortlisted for the…

2021 Harper Prize Shortlist: Early Career Research Award

The Harper Prize is awarded annually by the British Ecological Society for the best paper in Journal of Ecology by an early career author. We are pleased to present the shortlisted papers for the 2021 award (published in Volume 109): ⭐️ Christine Åkesson: Long-term ecological legacies in western Amazonia ⭐️ Paula Berenstecher: Worlds apart: Location above- or below-ground determines plant litter…