The New Zealand Journal of Zoology Prize 2014

winningposter2014_MaryMorganRichards_pitfall trap#42 (Mobile)Congratulations to Mary Morgan-Richards and her team on receiving the inaugural New Zealand Journal of Zoology prize for science communication in poster form.

The 2014 prize was presented at the recent NZ Ecological Society Conference in Palmerston North. The poster was entitled: Species ecology – the distribution and abundance of forest invertebrates(PDF, 168 kB)

Mary’s team received a framed certificate and cheque, presented by the journal’s senior editor, Dr Carolyn (Kim) King.


Senior Editor:

  • Carolyn King, University of Waikato, New Zealand

Associate Editors:

  • Jonathan Banks, Cawthron Institute, New Zealand
  • Jim Briskie, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Rob Cruickshank, Lincoln University, New Zealand
  • Grant Norbury, Landcare Research, New Zealand
  • Stuart Parsons, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
  • James Reardon, Department of Conservation, New Zealand
  • Cor Vink, Canterbury Museum, New Zealand

Aims: The diversity of the fauna of  the southern continents and oceans is of worldwide interest to researchers in universities, museums, and other centres. The New Zealand Journal of Zoology plays an important role in disseminating information on field-based, experimental, and theoretical research on the zoology of the region.

Scope of submissions: The New Zealand Journal of Zoology publishes original research papers, review papers, short communications, book reviews, letters, and forum articles. We welcome submissions in all fields of zoological science concerning New Zealand, the Pacific Basin, and Antarctica. Particular strengths include conservation biology, insect taxonomy and pest control, but the journal’s subject matter also includes ecology, physiology, pathology, behaviour, genetics, and taxonomy.

Prospective contributors should consult recent issues of the journal and contact the publishing team to discuss whether a planned submission is appropriate.

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  • Online iFirst e-before print publication between quarterly issues option
  • Open Select option available for open access publication (gold OA)

Electronic and printed issues are published quarterly (B5 format)
Print ISSN: 0301-4223, Online ISSN: 1175-8821

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