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Cloudy with a chance of adventure

Cloudy with a chance of adventure By Rachel Sales (PhD researcher at the Institute for Global Ecology, Florida Institute of Technology) I am sitting on the shore of Lago Condorcillo in Southern Ecuador, after a long day of travel, trying to control my shivering….

Get involved with the British Ecological Society

We are currently looking for a new representative to join the British Ecological Society (BES) Education and Careers Committee (ECC) of which I am currently the chair. I have been involved with the BES for may years first attending a conference in 2000 (Warwick…

Palynologische Kring: Spatial patterns in palaeoecology

Palynologische Kring: Spatial patterns in palaeoecology meeting Date: Thursday 4 April Location: Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed (RCE), Amersfoort 13:30 – 14:00 Otto Brinkkemper (RCE): Spatial patterns in the Dutch archaeobotanical dataset 14:00 – 14:30 Marjolein Gouw-Bouman (Utrecht University): Spatial patterns of the Dark…

Pollen monitoring

On Wednesday I visited Dr. Letty de Weger at the Leiden University Medical Centrum to discuss pollen and see her facilities for monitoring pollen in the environment. Super exciting discussions and a beautiful day to be up on the roof!

Plant Ecology & Diversity

I recently joined the editorial board of Plant Ecology & Diversity at the invitation of editor-in-chief Laszlo Nagy (University of  Campinas, Brazil). The journal focuses on ecological and evolutionary issues within plant biology with broad themes covering biodiversity, conservation and global change. Furthermore, I think…

TERRA NOVA project – 15 PhD positions avaliable!

Posted on behalf of Sjoerd Kluiving Coordinator TERRANOVA “TERRA NOVA is a new Research Fellowship Programme funded by the European Commission that learns from landscapes with past energy regimes to design new landscapes in the low carbon society. Are you interested in TERRA NOVA…

DPhil: Sniffing out global volcanic fingerprints using mercury in Quaternary sedimentary records

I am pleased to announce the opening up of a new DPhil position at the University of Oxford Department of Earth Sciences that I will be involved with. The main supervisor for the project is Prof. Tamsin Mather and the position is part of…