International exchange of expertise is in the interest of American science and security
The statement of the Joint Societies (American Society of Naturalists, Society for the Study of Evolution, Society of Systematic Biologists) on the free flow of ideas and data in public science, a letter to the Trump Administration
ASN seeks proposals from Regional Meetings in Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior for meeting support, especially to support attendance of ASN members at the meetings. Deadline February 15
The ASN Student Research Awards support research by student members that advances the goals of the society: the conceptual unification of ecology, evolution, and behavior. Each award consists of a $2,000 check to the candidate. Deadline for submission of all materials is January 31, 2017. See rest of announcement for details.
The Sewall Wright Award is given annually and honors a senior but active investigator who is making fundamental contributions to the Society's goals in promoting the conceptual unification of the natural biological sciences. Nominations due January 1, 2017.
The Edward O. Wilson Naturalist Award is given to an active investigator in mid-career who has made significant contributions to the knowledge of a particular ecosystem or group of organisms. Nominations are due January 1, 2017.
The ASN Executive Council is pleased to announce two new Honorary Lifetime Members: Johanna Schmitt and Robert Ricklefs
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Winner: Rafael Marcondes, Louisiana State University, Interspecific variation in plumage brightness in relation to light environment among antbirds.