Conferences and Seminars

Seminars on Evolution, Ecology & Behaviour

24.05.2017 We’re pleased to announce next SEEB. The lecture entitled "IS IT GOOD TO SOUND DIFFERENT? Why and how to study information about individual identity in vocalizations?" will be given by Pavel Linhart (Department [...]

The Foundation for Polish Science (FNP) stipends for young researchers in our Institute

Mateusz Konczal (Evolutionary Biology Lab) and Jakub Szymkowiak (Population Ecology Lab) have been awarded a stipends from the Foundation for Polish Science. These stipends are for young, talented researchers, at the outset of their career, [...]

May 10th, 2017|Prizes and awards|

Seminars on Evolution, Ecology & Behaviour

17.05.2017 We’re pleased to announce next SEEB. The lecture entitled "Dobór płciowy a ewolucja kobiecych piersi" will be given by Krzysztof Kościński (Instytut of Antropology, Faculty of Biology, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland) When: [...]

New publication in Animal Behaviour – on the interspecific differentiation of personalities among shrews

In the last issue of Animal Behaviour, Sophie von Merten, Rafał Zwolak and Leszek Rychlik (Department of Systematic Zoology) published a paper in which they verified the social niche specialization hypothesis predicting that more social [...]

May 7th, 2017|Publications|

Seminars on Evolution, Ecology & Behaviour

12.04.2017 We’re pleased to announce next SEEB. The lecture entitled "The host-parasite arms race in guppies" will be given by Karl Philips (Evolutionary Biology Group, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland) When: 12.04.2017, 12:15 Where: [...]

Seminars on Evolution, Ecology & Behaviour

5.04.2017 We’re pleased to announce next SEEB. The lecture entitled "The meaning of beauty. On ornaments of the bluethroats” will be given by Stanisław Rusiecki (Department of Behavioural Ekology, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, [...]

Polish Press Agency about the research conducted in our Institute “Kin selection promotes female productivity and cooperation between the sexes”

Aleksandra Łukasiewcz, Agnieszka Szubert-Kruszyńska i Jacek Radwan (Evolutionary Biology Lab) found that evolution in groups of relatives results in higher reproductive output of females which partly results from the mitigation of the sexual conflict. (published [...]

March 21st, 2017|Media about us|

Seminars on Evolution, Ecology & Behaviour

29.03.2017 We’re pleased to announce next SEEB. The lecture entitled "How individual variation in see-dispersing animals matters for plants” will be given by Rafał Zwolak (Department of Systematic Zoology, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland) [...]

Aggressive signaling in wood warblers: publication in Journal of Avian Biology

A paper by Jakub Szymkowiak and Lechosław Kuczyński (Population Ecology Lab) about signaling function of male song rate during territorial contests in the wood warbler (Phylloscopus sibilatrix) has been published in the current issue of [...]

March 10th, 2017|Publications|

Seminars on Evolution, Ecology & Behaviour

01.03.2017 We’re pleased to announce next SEEB. The lecture entitled “Information flow in a network of dispersed signallers-receivers” will be given by Konrad Hałupka (Department of Behavioral Ecology, Wrocław University, Poland) When: 01.03.2017, 12:15 Where: Collegium [...]

Seminars on Evolution, Ecology & Behaviour

22.02.2017 We’re pleased to announce next SEEB. The lecture entitled “Telomeres as biomarkers of cost and quality in the Seychelles warbler” will be given by Davida Richardsona (University of East Anglia) When: 22.02.2017, 12:15 Where: Collegium [...]

Seminars on Ecology, Evolution & Behaviour

18.01.2017 123th SEMINAR ON EVOLUTION, ECOLOGY & BEHAVIOUR: The lecture entitled „Molekularna rewolucja w biomonitoringu, czyli plusy i minusy analizy eDNA” will be given by Mirosława Dabert (Laboratory of Molecular Biology Techniques, AMU, Poznań) When: [...]

Announcement for PhD students

Announcement for PhD students in the project “A bidirectional selection experiment to test the evolution of specialization and dispersal in the invasive wheat curl mite, Aceria tosichella” We are looking for one PhD student to [...]

January 2nd, 2017|Announcements for PhD students|

Seminars on Ecology, Evolution & Behaviour

04.01.2017 122th SEMINAR ON EVOLUTION, ECOLOGY & BEHAVIOUR: The lecture entitled „The adaptive value of habitat preferences from a multi-scale spatial perspective: a case study with rallids” will be given by Jan Jedlikowski [...]

Cyanobacteria in Chara-lakes: publication in Ecological Indicators

Cyanobacteria are a constant component of phytoplankton of lakes with different trophic status including lakes representing habitat 3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp. In an article in Ecological Indicators Aleksandra Pełechata, Mariusz [...]

December 17th, 2016|Archive, Archive 2016, Publications|

Ministry of Science and Higher Education scholarship

Masters student of our Institute, Michał Brzozowski (environmental protection), has been awarded a scholarship from the Minister of Science and Higher Education for outstanding achievements for the academic year 2016/2017. Congratulations! [...]

December 17th, 2016|Archive, Archive 2016, Prizes and awards|

Publication in the Ecological Indicators: new data on the functional significance of algae mats

Studies carried out by Marta Pikosz, Beata Messyasz and Maciej Gąbka (Department of Hydrobiology, AMU in Poznań) show growth patterns and distinct ecological niches of species that form mats of algae in [...]

December 15th, 2016|Archive, Archive 2016, Publications|

Seminars on Ecology, Evolution & Behaviour

14.12.2016 SEMINAR ON EVOLUTION, ECOLOGY & BEHAVIOUR: We're pleased to announce next SEEB. The lecture entitled "TO BE OR NOT TO BE A SLAG? A LESSON FROM FLOUR BEETLES" will be given by Łukasz Michalczyk (Jagiellonian [...]

Polish-American Freedom Foundation scholarship

PhD student of our Institute, Natalia Królikowska, as the first on the ranking list was awarded the Polish-American Freedom Foundation "PhDo" scholarship for PhD students which cooperate with non-governmental organizations within PhD projects. Natalia was [...]

December 10th, 2016|Archive, Archive 2016, Prizes and awards|

Publication in Molecular Ecology Resources: New generation sequencing makes it possible to characterize the immense diversity of co-amplifying immune genes in wild vertebrates

Characterisation of highly duplicated genes, such as those of the major histocompatibility complex (MHC), remains a challenging task, yet these genes play a crucial role in coevolution of parasites with their hosts, and [...]

December 7th, 2016|Archive, Archive 2016, Publications|

Seminars on Ecology, Evolution & Behaviour

07.12.2016 SEMINAR ON EVOLUTION, ECOLOGY & BEHAVIOUR: The lecture entitled „Mites as vectors transmitting the Rose rosette virus” will be given by Tobiasz Druciarek (University of Arkansas). 07.12.2016, Collegium Biologicum, Mała Aula, 12:15 [...]

December 3rd, 2016|Archive, Archive 2016, Conferences, Seminars and Lectures|

Seminars on Ecology, Evolution & Behaviour

30.11.2016 119th SEMINAR ON EVOLUTION, ECOLOGY & BEHAVIOUR: The lecture entitled „Daphnia against climate change - old threats, new quality” will be given by Marcin Dziuba (Department of Hydrobiology, AMU, Poznań, Poland) When: [...]

Seminars on Ecology, Evolution & Behaviour

23.11.2016 118th SEMINAR ON EVOLUTION, ECOLOGY & BEHAVIOUR: The lecture entitled „Spatio-temporal dynamics of pollen in the air: the role of production, release and dispersion” will be given by Łukasz Grewling (Aeropalynology Lab, AMU, Poznań, [...]

The conservation of nature in Mozambique in times of war. The study of biodiversity in the Gorongosa National Park

Open lecture – 16 November 2016 We invite to open lecture entitled „The conservation of nature in Mozambique in times of war. The study of biodiversity in the Gorongosa National Park.”which will be given by [...]

Seminars on Ecology, Evolution & Behaviour

26.10.2016 117th SEMINAR ON EVOLUTION, ECOLOGY & BEHAVIOUR: The lecture entitled „Sex, genetic variation, and multiple paradoxes” will be given by Zofia Prokop (Jagiellonian University). 26.10.2016, Collegium Biologicum, Mała Aula, 12:15 [...]

October 19th, 2016|Archive, Archive 2016, Conferences, Seminars and Lectures|

New Scientist & Discover magazine

Krzysztof Zawierucha, PhD candidate from our Institute, works on the diversity of micro invertebrates in cryoconite holes as well as he is interested in functioning of glacial biome. Current knowledge on the invertebrate diversity and [...]

October 5th, 2016|Media about us|

Publication in Journal of Ecology

The work done by Michał Bogdziewicz and Rafał Zwolak (both from Department of Systematic Zoology, Institute of Environmental Biology) in cooperation with Elizabeth E. Crone (Tufts University) and Michael A. Steele (Wilkes University): on the [...]

October 4th, 2016|Archive, Archive 2017, Publications|

Szymkowiak et al. paper received Editor’s Choice in Oikos journal!

We are happy to inform, that recent paper authored by Jakub Szymkowiak, Lechosław Kuczyński (both from Population Ecology Lab, Institute of Environmental Biology), and Robert L. Thomson (FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology, University of Cape [...]

October 4th, 2016|Archive, Archive 2017, Publications|

Opportunity to get experience in field work

We offer an opportunity to get some experience in field work within the project investigating the impact of invasion of red oak on the regeneration potential of native oaks in Poland is. The project entitled [...]

October 3rd, 2016|Basic research|

Announcement for PhD students in the project “Evolution of identity signalling in vocalizations”

We are looking for one or two PhD students to join the Department of Behavioural Ecology. Read more here: www.behaecol.amu.edu.pl/resources/PhD-Students-POLONEZ.pdf

October 1st, 2016|Announcements for PhD students|

International Colloquium – Biology of the Soricidae IV

Department of Systematic Zoology, with help of the Institute of Biology (Faculty of Biology and Chemistry, University of Białystok), organised the „International Colloquium – Biology of the Soricidae IV”. The conference took place at the [...]

September 27th, 2016|Archive, Archive 2016, Conferences, Seminars and Lectures|

Exhibition „WITH WARTA RIVER – NATURE AND SCENERY”

06.08.2016- 06.11.2016 Welcome to the photography exhibition of prof. Aleksander Winiecki entitled: „WITH WARTA RIVER - NATURE AND SCENERY”. Exhibition and Education Centre of AMU Botanical Garden, Dąbrowskiego 165, Poznań. The exhibition is open to 6 [...]

August 17th, 2016|Archive, Archive 2016, Exhibitions|

SEMINARS ON EVOLUTION, ECOLOGY & BEHAVIOUR

05.10.2016 SEMINARS ON EVOLUTION, ECOLOGY & BEHAVIOUR: @ 2nd Marcin Antczak Award ceremony and special ornithological lecture by awarded Jiří Reif (Charles University) Collegium Biologicum, Mała Aula, 12:00-14:00