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Seminars on Evolution, Ecology & Behaviour

15.11.2017 We’re pleased to announce next SEEB. The lecture entitled "Generalists and specialists: a new view of how MHC class I molecules are involved with disease" will be given by Jim Kafuman (Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge, UK). When: 15.11.2017, 12:15 Where: Collegium Biologicum, Mała Aula

Seminars on Evolution, Ecology & Behaviour

08.11.2017 We’re pleased to announce next SEEB. The lecture entitled "POPULATION IMPLICATIONS OF SEXUAL CONFLICT AND SEXUAL SELECTION" will be given by Karl Grieshop from Uppsala University. When: 08.11.2017, 12:15 Where: Collegium Biologicum, Mała Aula

November 6th, 2017|Archive, Archive 2017|

SEMINARS ON EVOLUTION, ECOLOGY & BEHAVIOUR

25.10.2017 SEMINARS ON EVOLUTION, ECOLOGY & BEHAVIOUR: 3rd Marcin Antczak Award ceremony and special ornithological lecture by awarded Michal Šulc (Czech Academy of Sciences) Collegium Biologicum, Mała Aula, 12:15

October 18th, 2017|Archive, Archive 2017|

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|Archive, Archive 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|Archive, Archive 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|Archive, Archive 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|Archive, Archive 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|Archive, Archive 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|Archive, Archive 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|Archive, Archive 2017, Publications|