Monday, August 7, 1:00-2:30 pm
SS 3 - An exploration of the role of publication-related biases in ecology
Ballroom D, Ballroom Level, Cook Convention Center
Organized by: C Lortie (email@example.com), L Aarssen, and J Koricheva
Different attributes of the publication process in ecology will be explored in this meeting through invited presentations and open discussion, including the following topics: merit and bias, meta-analysis, case-studies, variation in publication productivity, grant size and publication rate, and both a publisher and an editor perspective on the publication process.
CJ Lortie, York University--Introduction by NCEAS working group on bias
LW Aarssen, Queen's University--Introduction to the concept of merit, bias, and the value of science
L Ferguson1, M Hutchings 2, M Hochberg3, 1Blackwell Synergy, 2 Journal of Ecology, 3Ecology Letters Editor--An alternative perspective on the publication process and biases by editors and publishers
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