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Results: 161 - 180 of 232
  • Collaboration agreement IBED & Municipality of Amsterdam
    IBED, Amsterdam Green Campus and municipality of Amsterdam sign collaboration agreement
    5 Dec 2017
    The Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, Amsterdam Green Campus and the municipality of Amsterdam signed a collaboration agreement. The agreement confirms the shared intention to develop new knowledge ...
  • Decision model brings rapid trace DNA analysis closer to the crime scene
    30 Nov 2017
    Rapid and mobile DNA analysis can speed up the investigation at the crime scene, but also has its risks. A new decision model can help the police and the Public Prosecution Service (OM) to determine whether or not to ...
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    Polar bear blogs reveal dangerous gap between climate-change facts and opinions
    29 Nov 2017
    Climate-change discussions on social media are very influential. A new study in BioScience published by an international and multidisciplinary team researchers, among which UvA researcher Peter Roessingh, shows that ...
  • The Ambassador of Luxembourg, his excellency Jean-Marc Hoscheit receives the first copy of the book 'The Luxembourger Gutand Landscape' from Erik Cammeraat.
    Lustrum symposium Physical Geography
    21 Nov 2017
    On 16 November there was a lustrum symposium in café Oerknal to celebrate the 80th birthday of Physical Geography at UvA, as well as the 25th birthday of the corresponding study association GAOS and alumni ...
  • Luuk Folkerts, windpark Gemini
    Gemini wind farm and UvA: fundamental research into the black-backed gull
    21 Nov 2017
    Luuk Folkerts from Gemini Offshore Wind Park is responsible for monitoring the environmental effects of the wind farm. He works together with the Theoretical and Computational Ecology at UvA-IBED to do fundamental ...
  • Studying the chemistry of light-induced degradation
    21 Nov 2017
    A multidisciplinary research team coordinated by Maarten van Bommel (UvA) has been awarded a NWO grant to develop a 'Toolbox for studying the Chemistry Of Light-induced Degradation'. The so-called 'TooCOLD' project ...
  • Steven Droge
    Review award for Steven Droge
    9 Nov 2017
    Steven Droge, researcher at the Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics (UvA), received the Excellence in Review Award 2017 of the scientific journal Environmental Science & Technology. The prize is in ...
  • Researchers describe new great ape species: the Tapanuli orangutan
    2 Nov 2017
    An international team of researchers, which includes UvA primatologist Serge Wich and biologists (and UvA alumni) Gabriella Frederiksson and Erik Meijaard, has just described a new great ape species: the Tapanuli ...
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    Fruit-eating increases biodiversity
    23 Oct 2017
    By dispersing the seeds of plants, fruit-eating animals contribute to the possibility of increased plant speciation and thus biodiversity. These are the findings of a new study led by Renske E. Onstein and W. Daniel ...
  • The palm Cryosophila warscewiczii
    Fruit-eating increases biodiversity
    18 Oct 2017
    By dispersing the seeds of plants, fruit-eating animals contribute to the possibility of increased plant speciation, and thus biodiversity. These are the findings of a new study led by Renske E. Onstein and W. Daniel ...
  • Lake Vechten
    Microbes dictate regime shifts causing anoxia in lakes and seas
    17 Oct 2017
    Gradual environmental changes due to eutrophication and global warming can cause a rapid depletion of oxygen levels in lakes and coastal waters. A new study led by professors Jef Huisman and Gerard Muyzer of the ...
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    Microbes dictate regime shifts causing anoxia in lakes and seas
    6 Oct 2017
    Gradual environmental changes due to eutrophication and global warming can cause a rapid depletion of oxygen levels in lakes and coastal waters. A new study led by professors Jef Huisman and Gerard Muyzer of the ...
  • Carina Hoorn speaker at the prestigious Staringlezing 2017
    3 Oct 2017
    Carina Hoorn will be this year the speaker at the prestigious Staringlezing. The annual Staring lecture is organized by the KNGMG .
  • Hummock Salt Lake
    Microbial retinal pigments important for optogenetics
    25 Sep 2017
    A new paper co-authored by an international team of scientists, among them UvA PhD candidate Charlotte Vavourakis, shows how the team expressed microbial retinal pigments called xenorhodopsins in various model ...
  • Las Cañadas del Teide
    Harry Seijmonsbergen landscape winner in BMC Image Competition
    25 Sep 2017
    A photograph made by Harry Seijmonsbergen, assistant professor at the Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics (IBED), is selected as winner in the Landscape Ecology and Ecosystems section in the BMC Image ...
  • Ke Gao
    Greetings from… Gaolifang, China
    14 Sep 2017
    UvA scientists can be found everywhere: from the lab at Roeterseiland to the North Pole and from Jordan to the United States. Or, like Ke Gao, in Gaolifang, China. Ke Gao is a PhD candidate at the Institute for ...
  • Rúna Magnússon
    Student presentation prize for Rúna Magnússon
    14 Sep 2017
    Rúna Magnússon, UvA alumna of the Master's programme Earth Sciences and technician at the Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics (IBED), won the third prize in the students’ presentations competition at ...
  • Cyanobacterial Bloom Lake Taihu
    Cyanobacteria beat green algae at elevated CO2
    11 Sep 2017
    It is often argued that cyanobacteria are superior competitors at low CO2 levels owing to their effective carbon-concentrating mechanism, but tend to be displaced by eukaryotic phytoplankton species at elevated CO2. ...
  • SponGES team embarks on two research cruises in the Arctic
    1 Sep 2017
    A team of researchers part of the European project SponGES is in the middle of a busy summer performing experiments on two research cruises and in lab facilities in Bergen (Norway). PhD student Martijn Bart, Post-Doc ...
  • Maayke Stomp
    In Memoriam Maayke Stomp
    1 Sep 2017
    For several years, Maayke Stomp fought a battle that ultimately she could not win. Maayke was a talented scientist, dedicated lecturer and beloved colleague, who initiated ground-breaking research on the effects of ...