Tag: paleoecology

Success for BSc project students

This year 15 (fifteen!) bachelors students completed their research projects in palaeoecology based within the Department of Ecosystem & Landscape Dynamics at the University of Amsterdam. The students had a variety of backgrounds with the majority coming from the BSc Biology and the BSc…

Vegetation History & Archaeobotany

I am delighted to report that I have recently been appointed as an Associate Editor for the journal Vegetation History & Archaeobotany (VHA). The journals scope is global and covers Quaternary environmental and climatic change, with a specific focus on the Holocene and pre-historic…

Job: Full Professor Earth Surface Science

Job: Full Professor Earth Surface Science Location: Institute for Biodiversity & Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam Closing data: 04/01/2017 The Institute for Biodiversity & Ecosystem Dynamics (IBED) at the University of Amsterdam currently has a vacancy for a Full Professor in Earth Surface Science….

Job: Palaeoecology at VU Amsterdam

The Vrije Universiteit (VU) Amsterdam currently has a vacancy for an Assistant Professor in Palaeoecology. The VU Amsterdam are looking for a specialist in palaeoecology, palynology and/or palaeobotany, with an interest in reconstructing climatic- and anthropogenic forcing of vegetation/landscape/hydrological change in the Quaternary. Experts…

Scientific methods in archaeology

Preparing my lecture for the new Scientific Methods in Archaeology course for VU Amsterdam and University of Amsterdam students studying a minor in Geoarchaeology. The focus will be on detecting human activity in the past, to illustrate this I will include Easter Island/Rapa Nui…

Full or Associate Professor in Earth and Climate at VU Amsterdam

I would like to publicize the current vacancy for a Full or Associate Professor within the “Earth & Climate” cluster at the VU Amsterdam. Having worked in Amsterdam now for just over two years I really enjoy living in the Netherlands, and find the…

Linnean Society Palynology meeting

Linnean Society Palynology Specialist Group autumn meeting When: Thursday 24th November 2016 Where: Burlington House, Piccadilly, London Contact: Barry Lomax Submit and abstract now… talks on all aspects of palynology welcome!