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New member

We are excited that Dr Naoki Katayama has joined Kaizen Conservation Group as an academic visitor. Naoki is a researcher seeking a better balance between food production and biodiversity conservation, especially in Asian rice ecosystems. Through his research experience in Japan, …

New paper in Forest Ecology and Management

Pleased to announce another new paper titled “Responses of a bird community to sporadic outbreaks of woody herbivorous insects in a temperate beech forest in Japan.” led by Kazuma Yasuda at Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology. We reported that most …

New paper in Proc R Soc B

We are excited to announce yet another new publication “Academic publishing requires linguistically inclusive policies” in Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, led by Henry Arenas-Castro, with over 30 collaborators. As gatekeepers of scientific knowledge, academic publishers play a …

New paper in Biological Conservation

We are pleased to announce a new publication “Content analysis of nature documentaries in China: Challenges and opportunities to raise public conservation awareness” in Biological Conservation, led by Haonan Wei, a former honours student in our group. In this study, we …

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.