At the risk of seeming self-promoting, here is a recently published review paper on rates of speciation. While honestly I played a minimal role in putting this together, I actually quite like the perspective the paper takes. Check it out if you are interested. Would love to hear what people think
Applications to the Santa Barbara Macroevolution in R workshop are now open! This was probably the best workshop I've taken, and I highly recommend anyone with an interest in comparative methods to apply.