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Evolution Letters

All articles published in this journal are made available under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License. Permission is therefore not required for academic or commercial reuse, provided that full attribution is included in the new work.

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Editor-in-Chief: Jon Slate, University of Sheffield, UK

Online ISSN: 2056-3744

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Introducing the New Editor-in-Chief

Jon Slate

We are delighted to welcome our new Editor-in-Chief, Jon Slate, to our team. Jon is a researcher in Evolutionary Genetics at the University of Sheffield, and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the role.

Find out more about Jon's work in the Department of Animal and Plant Sciences.

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Evolution Letters publishes cutting-edge research in all areas of Evolutionary Biology. The Editor-in-Chief and Editorial Board welcome the submission of letters, comments and opinion pieces, but please get in touch with enquiries about other forms of article.

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Dryad and Evolution Letters are now integrated, making data submission easier for authors!

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Evolution Letters

Evolution Letters publishes cutting-edge new research in all areas of Evolutionary Biology.

Available exclusively online, and entirely open access, Evolution Letters consists of Letters - original pieces of research which form the bulk of papers - and Comments and Opinion - a forum for highlighting timely new research ideas for the evolutionary community.

All articles are fully open access: immediately and freely available to read, download and share.

Evolution Letters is jointly owned by the European Society of Evolutionary Biology (ESEB) and the Society for the Study of Evolution (SSE).