Winner of the JMS Prize 2021

The winner of the John Maynard Smith Prize 2021 is Dr Stefany Moreno Gamez, currently a postdoctoral fellow at MIT & Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA. Stefany will give the 2021 JMS prize lecture at the ESEB Congress 2022 in Prague and has been offered a fellowship at the Institute for Advanced Study in Berlin.

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Satellite Symposia 2021

The ESEB congress 2021 has been postponed to 2022, but the congress organisers and ESEB will host eight virtual satellites meetings between June and September 2021. Registration for these virtual symposia will open on 20 April 2021.

The list of all Satellite Symposia 2021 and information about registration and abstract submission is now available at the ESEB 2022 congress website:

Webinar: Safer Science: Strategies to protect at-risk researchers when conducting fieldwork

The Equal Opportunities committee would like to draw your attention to the webinar “Safer Science: Strategies to protect at-risk researchers when conducting fieldwork”.

Date & Time: February 17, 2021, 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm EST
Website for registration:

This webinar was developed and is being executed by two graduate students, Amelia-Juliette Demery and Monique Pipkin at Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University. They recently published a paper on the topic here:

Please spread the word and encourage colleagues and students to register and to pose questions ahead of time that the moderators can use audience questions to engage the panel in relevant conversation.