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Details and previous winners of the RES Journal Awards.

Award topicDescription
Award criteriaThe best paper published in each RES journal over a two year period. Each of the seven journals participate biennially.
Prize£750 and Certificate for each winning paper.
EligibilityAll papers published in each RES Journal.
CycleBiennially, for preceding two years ie: 2019 will be based on 2017/2018 published papers.
AdjudicationEditor/s and Editorial Board of each participating Journal.
EntryPublication automatically means entry.

2020 Winners – for best papers published during 2018-19

Agricultural and Forest Entomology

Xiaohong Li, Michael Garvey, Ian Kaplan, Baoping Li, Juli Carrillo

Domestication of tomato has reduced the attraction of herbivore natural enemies to pest-damaged plants

Agricultural and Forest Entomology20 (3), 390-401, 2018.

Ecological Entomology

Dave Goulson, Steph O’Connor, Kirsty J. Park

The impacts of predators and parasites on wild bumblebee colonies

Ecological Entomology43 (2), 168-181, 2018.

Insect Conservation and Diversity

Laurence Packer, Spencer K. Monckton, Thomas M. Onuferko, Rafael R. Ferrari

Validating taxonomic identifications in entomological research

Insect Conservation and Diversity,11 (1), 1-12, 2018.

Insect Molecular Biology

Y. Zhang, K. Feng, J. Hu, L. Shi, P. Wei, Z.Wu, G. Shen, M. Li, Q. Wu, L. He

microRNA=1 gene, tci-miR-1-3p, is involved in cyflumetofen resistance by targeting a glutathione S-transferase gene, TCGSTM4, in Tetranychus cinnabarinus

Insect Molecular Biology27 (3), 352-364, 2018.

2019 Winners – for best papers published during 2017-18

Medical and Veterinary Entomology

M. Brustolin, S. Talavera, A. Nunez, C. Santamaria, R. Rivas, N. Pujol, M. Valle, M. Verdun, A. Brun, N. Pages and N. Busquets

Rift Valley fever virus and European mosquitoes: vector compettence of Culex pipiens and Stegomyia albopicta (= Aedes albopictus)

Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 31, 365-372, 2017.

Physiological Entomology

Lily M. Thompson, Trevor M. Faske, Nana Banahene, Dominique Grim, Salvatore J. Agosta, Dylan Parry, Patrick C. Tobin, Derek M. Johnson and Kristine L. Grayson

Variations in growth and developmental responses to supraoptimal temperatures near latitudinal range limits of gypsy moth Lymantria dispar (L.), an expanding invasive species

Physiological Entomology, 42, 181-190, 2017.

Systematic Entomology

Camiel Doorenweerd, Erik J. Van Nieukerken and Robert J. B. Hoare

Phylogeny, classification and divergence times of pygmy leaf-mining moths (Lepidoptera: Nepticulidae): the earliest lepidopteran radiation in Angiosperms?

Systematic Entomology, 42, 267-287, 2017.

2018 Winners – for best papers published during 2016-17

Agricultural and Forest Entomology

Sarah L. Facey, David B. Fidler, Rhiannon C. Rowe, Lisa M. Bromfield, Sabine S. Nooten, Joanna T.Staley, David S. Ellsworth and Scott N. Johnson

Atmospheric change causes declines in woodland arthropods and impacts specific trophic groups.

Agricultural and Forest Entomology19 (1), 101-112, 2017.

Ecological Entomology

Tom R. Bishop, Mark P. Robertson, Berndt J. Van Rensburg and Catherine L. Parr

Coping with the cold: minimum temperatures and thermal tolerances dominate the ecology of mountain ants.

Ecological Entomology42 (2), 105-114, 2017.

Insect Conservation and Diversity

Alessandro Campanaro, Livia Zapponi, Sönke Hardersen, Marcos Mendez, Nida Al Fulaij, Paolo Audisio, Marco Bardiani, Giuseppe M. Carpaneto, Serena Corezzola, Francesca Della Rocca, Deborah Harvey, Colin Hawes, Marcin Kadej, Jerzy Karg, Markus Rink, Adrian Smolis, Eva Spencer, Arno Thomaes, Ilaria Toni, Al Vrezec, Agnese Zauli, Michelle Zilioli and Stefano Chiari

A European monitoring protocol for the stag beetle, a saproxylic flagship species.

Insect Conservation and Diversity9 (6), 574-584, 2016.

Insect Molecular Biology

K. Cappelle, C.F.R de Oliveira, B.Van Eynde, O. Christiaens and G. Smagghe

The involvement of clathrin-mediated endocytosis and two Sid-1-like transmembrane proteins in double-stranded RNA uptake in the Colorado potato beetle midgut.

Insect Molecular Biology25 (3), 315-323, 2016.

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