Next week Andrew will be talking about birds that lose flying abilities in islands, and the disastrous consequences of evolution.
This Wednesday Megan will talk about sexual imprinting and a model for monogamous species.
This week Loeske will be talking about meerkats and competition for growing faster.
Nina will be talking about birds' responses to climate change in Europe and North America.
First, the journal club will know be held on Wednesdays at 2:00pm.
Second, this week Dom will be presenting a paper about the effects of antidepressants (present in contaminated water) in birds.
Acquisition and Allocation of Resources: Their Influence on Variation in Life History Tactics: van Noorwijk & de Jong (1986) American Naturalist
This week Bec will be presenting a "classic"
The paper is from Am Nat's "Countdown to 150" series - where they ask commentators to nominate influential papers from the Journal's 150-yr history.
Paternal reproductive success drives sex allocation in a wild mammal - Douhard et al (2016) Evolution
Andrew will be presenting this paper on the 24th of March.
Phenotypic plasticity in nest-site selection as a response to extreme flooding events - Bailey et al (in prep)
This week (10/3/2016) Liam will be presenting a manuscript he is working on. If you would like to read the paper send an email to megan.head[at]anu.edu.au
Social pairing of Seychelles warblers under reduced constraints: MHC, neutral heterozygosity, and age Wright et al (2016) Behavioural Ecology
Regina will be presenting this paper on 3/3/2016
This Blog provides links to the papers we are currently discussing in the ANU Evolutionary Ecology Journal Club