Hole-Nesting Birds Conference (23.5.2017)
From October 30 to November 2, 2017, CBD will organize the Eighth International Hole-Nesting Birds Conference. The conference aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers, research scholars and citizen scientists to exchange and share their experiences in research involving all aspects of hole-nesting birds. The scientific program will consist of eight sessions for keynote speakers and contributed speakers to present their latest research results, ideas and challenges within the fields of population dynamics, behaviour, physiology, life-history strategies, speciation, genetics, dispersal and movement, and climate change. For more information, please visit the Conference website.
CBD organises workshop in population modelling (27.04.2017)
CBD will organize two workshops in two consecutive weeks from 28th of August to 8th of September. “Stochastic population dynamics” will be given by members of CBD and “Bayesian integrated population modeling (IPM) using JAGS” will be given by Michael Schaub and Marc Kéry. These two workshops may jointly be taken as a 7.5 credits PhD-course at NTNU. External participants are welcome to apply for one or two of the workshops as well as the PhD-course. Details about the workshop can be found here.
Quality evaluation of salmon populations (24.04.2017)
The Atlantic Salmon Committee, which consists of members from multiple institutions including CBD, has evaluated the quality of 148 Norwegian Atlantic salmon populations. Based on data on abundance and genetic integrity (genetic influence of escaped farmed salmon), only 20% were categorized as having good or very good quality. For more information see http://www.vitenskapsradet.no/
How Do We Decide What to Measure? (24.04.2017)
A workshop on measurement practice in life sciences and medicine at CBD, Organized by David Houle (FSU) and Christophe Pélabon (CBD) at CBD 7th to 9th of June 2017. Download the WorkShop Programme here.
Nordic Oikos conference 2018 (18.04.2017)
Every second year, one of the Nordic countries organizes a conference to bring together researchers working on ecology and evolutionary biology. 20. – 22. February 2018, CBD will, together with the Nordic Oikos Society and NINA host the Nordic Oikos conference in Trondheim, Norway. The theme of the Nordic OIKOS conference in 2018 is “The importance of ecological science in society”, with a solid focus on the need for fundamental ecological science. Further information about the conference can be found at www.ntnu.edu/web/oikos2018
Two new SFF at NV-faculty (15.03.2017)
The Research Council of Norway today announced that two new centres of excellence will be established at NTNU, both of them at the NV faculty and Department of Physics. CBD congratulates the NV-faculty and the Department of Physics, and the two new centre leaders, prof. Alex Hansen and prof. Arne Brataas. Read more about the two centres here >>.
CBD Lunch seminars
May 9th Emma-Liina Marjakangas will lecture on Effects of forest fragmentation on seed dispersal networks in Brazilian Atlantic rainforest".
May 31st 14.15 Dave Reznick: «Experimental Studies of the Interaction Between Ecology and Evolution in a Natural Ecosystem“