The IEG Seminar series ‘Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution’

The IEG Seminar series ‘Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution’ is one of the department’s platforms for postgraduate education and scientific interaction among research programs. With internationally renowned speakers presenting their latest work it also builds an important bridge to the worldwide eco-evolutionary science community.

Past seminars

Spring 2023

Tuesday,  Feb 14, 14-15.00, Friessalen
Speaker: Alex Kotrschal (Wageningen University)
Title: "The evolution of brains and cognitive abilities"
Host: Arild Husby

Tuesday,  Feb 28, 14-15.00, Friessalen
Speaker: Karina Banda-R (DRYFLOR Network, Fundación ESC Colombia)
Title: "Macroecology as a tool to preserve biodiversity in the tropical America"
Host: Julia Tavares

Tuesday,  March 11, 14-15.00, Lindahlsalen
Speaker: Claire Mérot (Université de Rennes)
Title: "The role of structural variation in evolution: flies, fish, and genomes"
Host: Gabriel David

Tuesday,  April 11, 14-15.00, Lindahlsalen
Speaker: David Labonte (Imperial College, London)
Title: "Behavioural Biomechanics in leaf-cutter ants: biting, cutting and the advantages of worker polymorphism"
Host: Mario Vallejo-Marin

Tuesday,  May 9, 14-15.00, Zootissalen
Speaker: Adam Eyre-Walker (University of Sussex)
Title: TBA
Host: Jenny James

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Last modified: 2023-03-13