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Tana about moderating a workshop in EcolChange PhD conference

Text by Tana Wuyun A fun experience as one of the workshop moderators in EcolChange PhD Conference 2019 “EcolChange in World of Synergies” Few weeks ago, I gladly participated the annual EcolChange conference in Voore, East Estonia. It went well, … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – John Davison about the niches of mycorrhiza

Seminars of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Dr. John Davison is senior researcher at the Plant Ecology Laboratory, Department of Botany, University of Tartu. His research addresses the role of biotic interactions in shaping biodiversity. Title … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – Rauno Lust about nitrate removal from water

Seminar of Department of Geography, UT and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Rauno Lust is a PhD student in the Department of Geography, University of Tartu. Title of the talk: Enhancing nitrate removal from waters with low organic carbon concentration … Continue reading

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EcolChange annual conference underlines its attractivity for young researchers

The Estonian Centre of Excellence EcolChange investigates global change ecology from molecular to biome-level in both natural and managed ecosystems. Annual meeting provides a great chance to meet and discuss current research questions in a cross-discipline environment. In 2019, team … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – Colin Averill about forest fungi and the future of the Earth

Seminars of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Dr. Colin Averill is a Senior Scientist at ETH Zürich, Switzerland, where he studies how the soil microbiome affects forest carbon sequestration and forest community ecology. Title of the … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – Jiska van Dijk about human-wildlife conflicts

Seminars of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Jiska Joanneke Van Dijk is a researcher in NINA – Norwegian Institute for Nature Research Title of the talk: Human-wildlife conflicts or human-human conflicts – what’s in the name? … Continue reading

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EcolChange PhD Conference 2019 “EcolChange in World of Synergies”

Our Center of Excellence will have it´s annual conference in Voore puhkekeskus entitled: “EcolChange in World of Synergies“. It will also have several workshops. (link to conference home page). Registration is open until the end of October (link to registration). … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – Alexandre Fruleux about belowground interactions in the forests

Seminars of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Alexandre Fruleux is Post-doctoral researcher at Department of Botany, Tartu University in the team of adaptive ecology of agricultural landscapes (led by Dr. Jaan Liira). Title of the talk: … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – Enn Lust about hydrogen infra and fuel cells

Seminars of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Enn Lust is professor and head of chair of physical chemistry at the Institute of Chemistry, University of Tartu, member of Estonian Academy of Sciences and head of Centre … Continue reading

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New publication – Are stomata in ferns and allies sluggish? Stomatal responses to CO2, humidity and light and their scaling with size and density

Text by Liisa Kübarsepp Recently our lab published a new paper in New Phytologist on the stomatal reactions of ferns and allies. In this paper, we question the overall sluggishness that is assumed of evolutionarily older plants, and study thoroughly … Continue reading

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