Category Archives: Event

EcolChange seminar – Kitty Gehring about the effects of climate change and invasive species on root-fungi

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Prof. Catherine (Kitty) Gehring is based at the Northern Arizona University, AZ, USA. She is visiting the Department of Botany to act as opponent at the PhD defence of … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – Borja Jimenéz-Alfaro about the biogeography of plant communities

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Dr. Jimenéz-Alfaro is senior postdoctoral researcher at University of Oviedo, Spain. He is visiting the Department of Botany, Tartu University to act as opponent at the PhD defence of Kersti … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – Leonardo Magalhães about what affects Amazonian biodiversity

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Leonardo Magalhães is a Brazilian doctorate student and is currently visiting the macroecology team of the Department of Botany Title of the talk: Amazonian biodiversity linked to past and current … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – Robert Szava-Kovats about cognitive bias in conservation

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Robert Szava-Kovats is researcher at the macroecology team of the Department of Botany. Title of the talk: Conservation biology: a suitable habitat for cognitive bias  Time: Wednesday, 16. May … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – Ignacio Agramonte about landscape structure and ecosystem services

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Ignacio M. Hernández Agramonte is senior specialist at the macroecology team of the Department of Botany. Title of the talk: Importance of historical and present landscape structure on the provision … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – Alar Astover about soil R&D

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Alar Astover is professor of soil science at the Estonian University of Life Sciences. Title of the talk: R&D activities in Chair of Soil Science at the Estonian University … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – Riin Tamme about global patterns in plant traits

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Riin Tamme is researcher in the team of macroecology at the Department of Botany. Title of the talk: Global patterns in plant traits  Time: Thursday, 19. April 2017 at 15.15 Place: … Continue reading

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EcolChange-related conference – Biotic interactions and biodiversity patterns across scales

We are glad to announce the first Seminar of Doctoral School of Earth Sciences and Ecology on “Biotic interactions and biodiversity patterns accross scales“. The joint seminar with the Department of Botany (University of Tartu), Department of Ecology (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences), Department of Ecology, Environment … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – Inga Jüriado about lichen symbiosis

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Inga Jüriado is senior researcher in the team of lichenology at the Department of Botany. Title of the talk: Relationships between mycobiont identity, photobiont specificity and ecological preferences in the … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – Ülo Mander and Jaan Pärn about the global laughing gas balances of organic soils

Seminar of Department of Geography and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speakers: Ülo Mander is the professor of Physical Geography and Landscape Ecology in the University of Tartu, Estonia. Jaan Pärn is is postdoctoral research fellow at Keele University and the … Continue reading

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