Whitley Awards 2020: Australasian zoological literature on show
The Royal Zoological Society of NSW Whitley Awards are an annual celebration of the best of Australasian zoological literature. This year, we are thrilled to announce that Hawkmoths of Australia has been awarded the prestigious Whitley Medal.
Saving the Spotted Handfish with Dr Gina Newton
Dr Gina Newton is a marine biologist who has written a unique and timely picture book about the Spotted Handfish, an iconic and quirky little fish that’s been around since the time of the dinosaurs – but now it is in serious trouble.
Notably Excited: Announcement of the 2020 CBCA Notables
Each year the Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) celebrate the best in Australian children’s literature with the CBCA Book of the Year Awards. We are thrilled to announce that two of our titles, Windcatcher and A Hollow Is a Home, have made the Notables (longlist) in 2020.
Whitley Awards 2019: Recognising the best of Australasian zoological literature
Each year the Royal Zoological Society of NSW celebrates the best of Australasian zoological literature by awarding the Whitley Medal. In 2019 we are thrilled to announce the winner is Zobi and the Zoox: A Story of Coral Bleaching.
Peer Review Week: supporting quality peer review
Peer reviewers are an integral part of scholarly publishing. Learn more about how we seek to support the peer review process and get better at acknowledging our reviewers.
Bakers with a Cause: Threatened Species Day
The Threatened Species Bake Off is an annual nationwide event to build awareness of Australia’s threatened flora and fauna. Our staff members are passionate about protecting our endangered species – we also really like cake.
Books in Beijing: representing Australian science abroad
From the chaos, Zen and extreme organisation of China's capital, our Rights and Special Sales Executive, Claire Gibson, reports on her experience of attending the Beijing International Book Fair.
Publons Partnership to Enhance Peer Review Experience
We’re excited to announce that we have partnered with Publons to recognise and reward our peer reviewers by supporting them to record, verify and display their contributions.