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Double-blind review favours increased representation of female authors.
Double-blind peer review, in which neither author nor reviewer identity are revealed, is rarely practised in ecology or evolution journals. However, in 2001, double-blind review was introduced by theExpand
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Big data and the future of ecology
The need for sound ecological science has escalated alongside the rise of the information age and “big data” across all sectors of society. Big data generally refer to massive volumes of data notExpand
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Begging in Nestling Birds
Interest in nestling begging arises from the theoretical conflict over resource allocation between parents and their offspring. This conflict was first proposed by Trivers (1974), who suggested thatExpand
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Participatory design of DataONE - Enabling cyberinfrastructure for the biological and environmental sciences
DataONE is a cyberinfrastructure platform developed to support rapid data discovery and access across diverse data centers distributed worldwide and designed to provide scientists with an integrated set of familiar tools that support all elements of the data life cycle. Expand
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Falling on deaf ears: the adaptive significance of begging in the absence of a parent
Abstract. Nestling begging is widely accepted as a form of communication through which an offspring can indicate to its parent its requirement for food. The honesty of this information is thought toExpand
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Plumage condition affects flight performance in common starlings: implications for developmental homeostasis, abrasion and moult
Variation in length and asymmetry of wing primary feathers can arise from a breakdown of developmental homeostasis, feather abrasion and incomplete growth during moult. Indirect predictions have beenExpand
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The Influence of Author Gender, National Language and Number of Authors on Citation Rate in Ecology
Citation metrics are widely used as a surrogate measure of scientific merit; however, these indices may be sensitive to factors and influences unrelated to merit. We examined citation rates for 5883Expand
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To Name or Not to Name: The Effect of Changing Author Gender on Peer Review
The peer review model is one of the most important tools used in science to assess the relative merit of research. We manipulated a published article to reflect one of the following four authorExpand
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Bang for Your Buck: Rejection Rates and Impact Factors in Ecological Journals
When choosing where to submit their research for publication, most ecologists are concerned with journal impact factor, but they are also concerned with the likelihood that their manuscripts will beExpand
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Primer on Data Management: What you always wanted to know
www.dataone.org Primer on Data Management: What you always wanted to know* * but were afraid to ask Carly Strasser, Robert Cook, William Michener, Amber Budden Contents Objective of This Primer WhyExpand
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