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New paper in Research Synthesis Methods

We are excited to announce a new publication “Language inclusion in ecological systematic reviews and maps: Barriers and perspectives” led by Kelsey Hannah, a PhD student in our group. In this paper she examined the inclusion of non-English-language literature in environmental …

The Linnean Society of London lunchtime lecture

Tatsuya gave a lunchtime lecture for the Linnean Society of London, titled “One-way mirror in the room: how language barriers impede conservation“. The lecture recording is available here.

News coverage by Nature

See the coverage of our latest work by Nature (third coverage this year!), discussing the pros and cons of ChatGPT and other AI tools for scientific publishing. How ChatGPT and other AI tools could disrupt scientific publishing.

Violeta started her new position

We are excited to announce that Violeta has just started her new position at the translatE project as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in multilingual evidence synthesis. She will lead a part of our new ARC Discovery Project—Tapping into non-English-language science in …

New paper in Ecological Solutions and Evidence

We are happy to see this new paper published in collaboration with the Conservation Evidence team at the University of Cambridge. See below the abstract of the paper: Read the paper here.

News coverage by ABC

See the coverage of some of our work by ABC and discussion on how language barriers can have impacts on both scientists and the planet. English is the common language of science. That comes at a cost for scientists and the …

New paper in Conservation Biology

We are pleased to announce our new publication in Conservation Biology! Using nationwide monitoring data between 2009 and 2020, this paper estimated the population trends of 47 common breeding bird species in Japan. The overall population trend varied among species. Four …

Our preprint featured in Nature

We are delighted to see that our preprint “Academic publishing requires linguistically inclusive policies” led by Henry Arenas-Castro, a previous member of the translatE project, is featured in Nature. By analysing author guidelines from 736 journals in biological sciences and survey …

New paper in PLOS Biology

We are thrilled to announce our new publication “The manifold costs of being a non-native English speaker in science” in PLOS Biology. In this paper we surveyed 908 environmental scientists from eight countries (Bangladesh, Bolivia, Japan, Nepal, Nigeria, Spain, Ukraine and …