Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics

IBED in the media

IBED researchers frequently appear in the media to present their research and its applications to a wider audience to strengthen the link between Science and Society. Here you can find an overview of IBED research that appeared in magazines/newspapers or was broadcasted on radio/TV (mainly in Dutch).

Lessons from the past

Jan Sevink, emeritus professor in Physical Geography, in the Volkskrant and radio show Vroege Vogels about the lessons we can learn from paleoecological research with respect to current nature management in the Netherlands.  

Research ship Pelagia - NICO expedition

Over seven months, nearly 130 scientists aboard the research ship Pelagia to study the changing oceans in various locations, including the North Sea, the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean Sea, the Gulf of Mexico and the Bay of Biscay. The RV Pelagia departed from Texel in December 2017. Also a number of UvA researchers and students join this expedition and talked about their research with the media.

Kingfisher on UvA Science Park

On UvA Science Park it is possible to spot the kingfisher. Jan van Arkel, digital illustrator at IBED, was very lucky to make some beautiful pictures of this birds and was interviewed by UvA medium Folia.

Water, too few and too many

Researcher Emiel van Loon talks on Radio Swammerdam about the interaction between water infrastructure and animals in the Netherlands. For example, musk rats dig corridors in our dykes, but this same dike also has a lot of influence on the life of other residents in the environment. 

Sowing method to restore damaged coral

Various media payed attention to a new method of IBED PhD candidate ValĂ©rie Chamberland and reserach Mark Vermeij to restore damaged coral reefs. 

Published by  IBED

15 March 2018