TAG: Bill Laurance
Predicting publishing success in scientists.
A provocative new study suggests it is straightforward to predict which academics will succeed as publishing scientists. Those who publish earlier and more often while young are typically the long-term winners. “We were really surprised,” said Professor William Laurance of James Cook University in Cairns, Australia, who led the study. “It doesn’t matter if you […]
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A new measure for species extinction threat.
A new index has been developed to help conservationists better understand how close species are to extinction. The index, developed by a team of Australian researchers from the University of Adelaide and James Cook University, is called SAFE (Species Ability to Forestall Extinction). The SAFE index builds on previous studies into the minimum population sizes […]
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