NEWS

2016.05.30 |

New study shows that extreme hunting by porpoises makes them vulnerable to disturbance

In a new Current Biology paper, post doc Danuta Wisniewska shows that one of the smallest and most widely distributed marine mammals, the harbour porpoise, lives on an energetic knife-edge. Scientists have long puzzled over how these 1.5 m / 50kg echolocating predators can eat enough to survive in cold waters which are normally the domain of large…

2016.05.24 |

New grant from the Carlsberg foundation ensures registration of Thailand’s flora

Since the establishment of the Botanical Institute at Aarhus University (now metamorphosed into Ecoinformatics and Biodiversity of Bioscience) in 1963, the exploration of the Thai flora has been a very important component of the research agenda. Aarhus University has played a key factor in the Flora of Thailand project, which is a long term…

UPCOMING EVENTS

Tue 31 May
14:00-16:00 | Risø, Pavillon meeting room
Qualifying exam
Qualifying exam: Lumi Haraguchi, Applied Marine Ecology and Modelling
Mon 06 Jun
14:15-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
Julieta Goenga: The evolution of reproductive proteins
AIAS Fellows' Seminar
Wed 15 Jun
15:00-17:00 | Institut for Bioscience, AU, Frederiksborgvej 399, Roskilde. Lokale P1.16
Eutrophication in a Gulf of Mexico estuary, Pensacola Bay, Florida, USA
A historical perspective and its influence on nutrient cycling
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