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Department of Botany conference
The Department of Botany conference took place on 20th October in Jõgeva county. At the conference, all second and third year doctoral students presented their research and the best presenters [...]
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7th Laelatu Academy
The Laelatu Academy is a seminar and think tank for students that is organised by the Botany department every spring and autumn. High school and university students can get together [...]
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DarkDivNet 2022 workshop
The global field sampling network, DarkDivNet, was established three years ago, and every year we have organised a small conference or meeting for all participants. This year the workshop took [...]
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NEOBIOTA conference in Tartu
This year the 12th International Conference on Biological Invasions (NEOBIOTA) took place in Tartu, Estonia on 12th-16th September. From our workgroup Bruno and Meelis participated in the event, and Bruno [...]
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Slendy participated in the INTECOL 2022 conference in Switzerland
The INTECOL 2022 conference took place in Geneva, Switzerland on Aug 28 - Sep 2. From our workgroup, Slendy participated in the workshop with a presentation on the topic "Intraspecific [...]
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Welcome, Blanca!
We have a new member in our workgroup - Blanca Luz Caleño Ruiz started her PhD studies at the University of Tartu in September. Blanca is from Colombia and her [...]
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Visiting professor from Argentina
Professor Pablo Peri, the National Coordinator of INTA in Argentina, visited us on August 30th and 31st to discuss our current collaborations (DarkDivNet and TraitDivNet) and future plans. Prof. Peri had one-on-one and group [...]
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New Phytologist next generation scientists 2022 meeting
This year the New Phytologist next generation scientists' meeting took place on 19th-22nd July here in Tartu, and from our workgroup Diego and Enrico participated in this great event. Both presented their [...]
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Workgroup members at the IAVS 2022 conference
After a few years of limited conference possibilities, several of our workgroup members attended the 64th Annual Symposium of International Association for Vegetation Science (IAVS) in person this year. The conference was [...]
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New paper about plant trait variability in drought conditions
Our PhD student Slendy, together with her supervisors Carlos and Riin, published a new paper in Functional Ecology.  Many regions in the world are expected to become drier in the future [...]
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