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New publication in Ecology

The results of study done by numerous team of scientists led by Michał Bogdziewicz (Department of Systematic Zoology, AMU), with especially significant contribution from Jakub Szymkowiak (Population Ecology Lab, AMU), Mario Pesendorfer (Cornell Univ.), Idalia Kasprzyk (Uniwersytet Rzeszowski) and Łukasz Grewling (Laboratory of Aeropalynology, AMU). Masting or mast seeding is a highly variable and synchronized [...]

August 3rd, 2017|Publications|

Publication about seasonal changes in morphology in phytophagous mites

A PhD student of our Institute, Alicja Laska (Population Ecology Lab), published new research as a first author in Experimental and Applied Acarology. The article is on seasonal changes in morphology in two species of grass-feeding eriophyoid mites. Full article: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10493-017-0159-1

August 3rd, 2017|Publications|

The Prime Minister Award

Dr. Lech Kaczmarek from the AMU Ecological Station in Jeziory was in a team of scientists from the Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, who was granted the Prime Minister Award in the category of scientific and technical achievement for the publication "The Concept of Directions of Spatial Development of the Metropolis of Poznań". We congratulate the [...]

August 3rd, 2017|Prizes and awards|

Polish Press Agency about the research conducted in our Institute: „Wheat-feeding mites are travelling with the wind”

Polish Press Agency described the research conducted in Population Ecology Lab on dispersal of phytophagous mites. Observations were carried out by Agnieszka Kiedrowicz in the course of her PhD thesis. More about this research can be found here (in Polish).

July 11th, 2017|Media about us|

Publication in PLoS ONE

In PLoS ONE, Pavel Linhart (Dept. Behavioural Ecology), published new research on biases  in the acoustic discrimination of individuals. Full article: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0177206

June 26th, 2017|Publications|

Publication in Journal of Ornithology

In Journal of Ornithology, Michał Budka and Tomasz Osiejuk (Dept. Behavioural Ecology), published new research on microgeographic call variation in a non-learning bird species – the corncrake. Full article: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10336-017-1438-7

June 26th, 2017|Publications|

Publication in Scientific Reports about behavioural responses of phytophagous mites in presence of dispersal cues

In Scientific Reports, a PhD student of our Institute, Agnieszka Kiedrowicz  (Population Ecology Lab), published new research as a first author. The article is on behavioural responses of phytophagous eriophyoid mites to potential dispersal cues. Full article: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-04372-7

June 23rd, 2017|Publications|

Nobel Student Contest for our MSc student

Master student of environmental protection, Michał‚ Brzozowski, was the laureate of this year's edition of the nationwide Nobel Student Contest. It is a cyclical contest organized under the auspices of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education by the Independent Student Association, whose aim in this edition was to select the best students in eight [...]

June 9th, 2017|Prizes and awards|

Article in Journal of Mammalian Evolution: Micromys minutus as a model to study the arboreality of extinct eutherians

In the Journal of Mammalian Evolution, you can find a paper by Leszek Rychlik (Department of Systematic Zoology) and collaborators (from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris), in which they analyse vertical locomotion of the Eurasian harvest mouse Micromys minutus on substrates differing in diameter. Harvest mice display some morpho-functional similarities [...]

May 30th, 2017|Publications|

Publication in Scientific Reports: on the importance of illumination in nest site choice in birds

In recent paper published in Scientific Reports, Paweł Podkowa and Adrian Surmacki (Department of Avian Biology and Ecology) reported the first evidence that light may be important factor influencing nest site choice and nest building strategies in birds. Study performed on Great Tit (Parus major) revealed that secondary cavity nesting birds prefer artificially brightened nest [...]

May 29th, 2017|Publications|