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Workgroup spring seminar in Laelatu
On a sunny morning on 8th May we headed from Tartu to Laelatu in Western Estonia for our workgroup spring seminar. The topic of the seminar was DarkDivNet and we [...]
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Professor of functional ecology
On 1 May, Carlos Carmona started a position as a functional ecology professor in the Department of Botany of University of Tartu! Carlos has worked at the University of Tartu [...]
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Workgroup visitors
We are very happy when our former postdocs and researchers have a chance to visit us in Tartu. And it was a really nice coincidence that Rob Lewis, Jon Bennett [...]
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Opening meeting of the ERC grant
Carlos held an opening meeting of his European Research Council grant project "Integrating above- and below-ground plant traits for improved ecological forecasting" on 21st March in Southern Estonia. Together with [...]
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Visiting postdoctoral fellow from China
We are excited to welcome Jing Yang who is visiting our workgroup from March to May 2024. Jing is a postdoctoral fellow at East China Normal University. In her research [...]
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Eco Fair for students
On March 7th, the Department of Botany at the University of Tartu organized already the second Eco Fair for bachelor's and master's degree students. At the event, students had the [...]
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Bruno did field work in Brazil
In February, Bruno spent a few weeks in Brazil doing fieldwork. Together with colleagues from the UT Chair of Plant Ecology, they collected soil samples in two biodiversity hotspots: the [...]
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Estonian Research Council grants
Our workgroup members were successful in the Estonian Research Council 2023 calls for grant applications! Diego's postdoctoral project 'ReStPool: Examining the resilience and stability of plant communities through the lens [...]
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National research award
The government of Estonia announced the laureates of this year’s national research awards, and among the laureates were also our workgroup members! In the field of geology and biology, the [...]
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Carlos received an ERC grant
We are very happy and proud of Carlos, who has just been awarded the European Research Council Consolidator Grant for an ambitious project to deepen our understanding of how plants [...]
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