Patrick Goymer

Chief Editor, Nature Ecology & Evolution
  • United Kingdom

About Patrick Goymer

Patrick joined Nature Publishing Group in 2005 as an Assistant Editor at Nature Reviews Genetics and Nature Reviews Cancer. In 2008 he moved to Nature, where he served as Senior Editor covering ecology and evolution, before becoming Chief Editor of Nature Ecology & Evolution in 2016. He has handled primary manuscripts and review articles across the entire breadth of ecology and evolution, as well as advising and writing for other sections of Nature. Patrick has a degree in genetics from the University of Cambridge, did his DPhil in experimental evolution at the University of Oxford, and did postdoctoral work on evolutionary and ecological genetics at University College London in association with Imperial College London at Silwood Park.

Recent Comments

Jun 16, 2020

There are some other comments on the twitter thread:

Mar 02, 2020
Replying to Michael Schaepman

The World Biodiversity Forum participants adopted the Davos resolution, for further redistribution. Read all recommendations here:

Thanks Michael, and thanks for organising such a great meeting.

Feb 12, 2020
Replying to Naoki Ohnishi

SCB Oceania has been uploaded,

Thanks - I've updated it.

Dec 19, 2019
Replying to Zimai Li

Thanks! I've added it.

Dec 04, 2019
Replying to Jasper A Slingsby

MEDECOS 2020, Mediterranean Ecosystems Conference combined with the Fynbos Forum, Langebaan (Cape Town), South Africa, 7-11 September,

Thanks very much - I've added it.

Jun 17, 2019
Replying to Nick Burton

Dear Mr. Goymer,

I realize it's a bit of a short notice, but could you add an additional conference to this list?

Specifically, "Mechanisms and Evolution of Intergenerational Change"; Hinxton, UK, 24-26th September 2019 at the Wellcome Genome Campus

Conference link:

Best wishes,

Nick Burton

Thanks Nick - that's added.

May 23, 2019
Replying to Ruth Milne

Please let us know if you get a reply!

In the end I sent versions of the letter to my two district councillors, my county concillor, my MP, and my seven MEPs. So far, one of the MEPs has responded, but I'll hold off commenting further until I've given them a bit more time.

Feb 15, 2019
Replying to Jaume Pellicer

Dear Patrick,

Many thanks for this list!

I would suggest adding the following conference:

3rd UK Plant Evolution Meeting. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Richmond. United Kingdom. 3-5 April 2019


Jaume Pellicer

Thanks very much Jaume - I've added this one to the list.

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