The Armadillo Conservation Program: A pioneering initiative to save armadillos in the Orinoco Llanos of Colombia from extinction

How do you maximize the probability of success of conservation actions? A good strategy is to involve stakeholders from the start and to combine different strategies, including research, policy formulation and enforcement, practical interventions and education.…


Martha Crago bids farewell to Applied Psycholinguistics

This is the end of my seventeen years as an editor of Applied Psycholinguistics. I began as an avid reader of the journal and then started to work as a co-editor with Usha Goswami in 2001.…


Adults on the autism spectrum prescribed mental health drugs without diagnoses

Adults on the autism spectrum are being prescribed mental health drugs in instances where there is limited supporting evidence to do so according to a new study published in BJPsych Open


JFM Symposia China: Beijing

The third and final event of the JFM China Symposia was held at Tsinghua University in Beijing with a record attendance of over 300 delegates representing the full-scope of academic profiles, from professors to undergraduate students.…


Evidence shows that culling endangered flying foxes is unnecessary

In an effort to reduce damage to fruit orchards on the island, the Mauritian Government has just announced (27 October 2018) a further cull of the Endangered Mauritian flying fox Pteropus niger.…


Cambridge Elements in Flexible and Large-Area Electronics – Q&A with Carlos Garcia Nuñez and Fengyuan Liu

Carlos Garcia Nuñez and Fengyuan Liu take part in a Q&A about the Element Integration Techniques for Micro/Nanostructure-Based Large-Area Electronics, part of Cambridge Elements in Flexible and Large-Area Electronics.…


What does peer review do?

This blog accompanies the article The Royal Society and the Prehistory of Peer Review, 1665–1965 by Noah Moxham and Aileen Fyfe published in The Historical Journal.…


JFM Symposia China: Hangzhou

The JFM China Symposia visited the second city of the tour at Zhejiang University in Hangzhou. Another action-packed day of scientific talks began with a fitting reference to the foundation of JFM by George Batchelor, courtesy of Keith Moffatt1: “Until 1956 there was no journal that was devoted to fluid dynamics in all its experimental and theoretical aspects, papers in fluid dynamics being widely spread over the literature of engineering, physics and mathematics.


When subjecthood and citizenship did not matter: the Royal Navy and foreign seamen in the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars

This blog accompanies Sara Caputo’s Historical Journal article Alien Seamen in the British Navy, British Law, and the British State, C.


Access to justice and the new French Act on the duty of care: main opportunities and challenges for plaintiffs

In March 2017, France took a landmark step to implement human rights due diligence through legally-binding legislation. This presents a unique opportunity to prevent risks of abuse linked to corporate activity while providing easier access to remedy for victims.…


JFM Symposia China: Shenzhen

The first JFM Symposia in China began today in Shenzhen with an opening from the President of Southern University of Science and Technology, Shiyi Chen, praising the prestige and reputation of the Journal of Fluid Mechanics as he welcomed us to the futuristic Shenzhen campus. Publications in JFM from Chinese authors have grown exponentially over recent years, accounting for around 10% of the articles published in 2018, and Professor Chen challenged the researchers present to increase this number even further.…


Appetite for Destruction? Making Sense of the Interior Department’s Request to Destroy Files

The ability of scholars to conduct research on important political, social, and environmental events in modern American history is under a pressing if seemingly routine threat.…