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Meelis was awarded with an Estonian state decoration
Leading to the celebration of the Estonian Independence Day on 24th February, President Alar Karis honoured 167 people with state decorations, among them several scientists. We are very happy that [...]
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Enrico visited the MOBI lab in Czechia
Enrico visited the Modelling of Biodiversity Laboratory (MOBI Lab) led by Petr Keil on 8th-13th February. The group is based at the Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague, Czech [...]
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New paper about diversity dynamics over millennial time scales
Diego has just published the last chapter of his PhD thesis in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B. In this paper, Diego together with Carlos, Meelis and Triin (from [...]
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Oscar participated in a functional trait course in Spain
Between 11th-16th December, our PhD student Oscar participated in the course "Species Traits: A Functional Approach To Biodiversity, From Organisms To Ecosystems" which took place in the mountains near Valencia, [...]
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National Research Contest for University Students 2022
Karl Hendrik Tamkivi, who wrote his Bachelor thesis in our workgroup, was just awarded a first prize at the National Research Contest for University Students! He got the award in [...]
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Macroecology workgroup autumn seminar 2022
Our annual workgroup seminar took place on 6th-7th December in Kadrina manor in Tartu county. The topic of the seminar was 'Macroecology of biodiversity belowground'. From our workgroup Meelis, Oscar, [...]
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PhD student expedition to Réunion island
Our workgroup PhD students Slendy, Oscar and Bruno participated in the science expedition to Réunion island on 7th-24th November. The expedition was organised by the Doctoral School of Earth Sciences [...]
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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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