Reflections on the Festival of Ecology

It’s hard to believe that it has been a month since the Festival of Ecology! Like many other participants (if the Functional Ecology Twitter poll is an accurate representation), I was mixing my normal work with attending some of the online conference events of BES 2020. During the main festival, I caught some of the…

#BES2020 A Festival of Ecology: Post-Conference Musings

We didn’t have the blizzard of the Ghent meeting or the grandeur of a conference dinner in the Titanic (Belfast 2019) or in the shadow of Tower Bridge (London 2013). Nevertheless, the Festival of Ecology offered the expected wide range of presentations, posters, plenaries and other activities as usual but in a new, virtual setting.…

Festival of Ecology: Plant ecology playlist

With a programme of over 650 on-demand talks and posters, there is plenty to watch during #BES2020! That doesn’t even include Festival of Ecology’s live plenaries, thematic sessions, networking opportunities, workshops and commemorative sessions in honour of Bob May and Georgina Mace. Here, Journal of Ecology recommends a playlist of talks and posters that will…