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SPPAT: Spatial point pattern analysis of traces

By |2020-07-02T12:39:58+02:00July 2nd, 2020|

SPPAT: Spatial point pattern analysis of traces Site-selectivity patterns of drilling predators revealed by spatial point pattern analysis Trace fossils left by predators on skeletons of their prey, including drillholes, repair scars, fractures, and tooth marks, are the most powerful direct indicators of predator-prey interactions available in the [...]

Book Club: The Formula

By |2020-05-18T13:58:31+02:00May 18th, 2020|

The Formula: The Universal Laws of Success Author: Albert-Laszlo Barabási This book aims to summarize success in a single formula containing a set of five rules that catch “the complex but reproducible mechanisms that generate success”. The book club has enjoyed this easy to read book that leaves a lot of room [...]

IceLab invites applications for multidisciplinary fellowships

By |2020-04-16T09:50:30+02:00April 16th, 2020|

Announcing the IceLab Multidisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellowships With financial support from the Kempe Foundations, IceLab now invites applications from multidisciplinary research teams for three multidisciplinary research projects Many challenging research questions exist in the under-explored terrain between traditional disciplines. The Integrated Science Lab (IceLab) works to promote [...]

Lunch Pitch: Plants sticking together and Algae fighting climate change

By |2020-03-09T20:36:43+01:00March 9th, 2020|

Plants sticking together and algae fighting climate change with Stéphane Verger and Christiane Funk February 4, 2020 Watch Lunch Pitch Video First Pitcher: Stéphane Verger, Assistant Professor at Umeå Plant Science Center, SLU. How do Plants Achieve Multicellularity? Most of the plants that we see [...]

Lunch Pitch: Understanding Robots and Sustaining Scientific Innovation

By |2020-02-18T11:07:27+01:00February 18th, 2020|

Understanding Robots and Sustaining Scientific Innovation with Suna Bensch and Krishna Upadhyayula January 21, 2020 Watch Lunch Pitch Video First Pitcher: Suna Bensch, Senior Lecturer and Thomas Hellström, Professor at Department of Computing Science, Umeå University. Title: How should we develop understandable robots? Imagine yourself [...]

Meet Cécile and Kevyn, Ecological Modelling Masters students from Rennes

By |2020-01-21T10:46:23+01:00January 21st, 2020|

Meet Cécile Carpentier and Kevyn Raynal Cécile and Kevyn are Master's students from Rennes, France working on projects with Sebastian Diehl on ecological modelling Cécile Carpentier and Kevyn Raynal were both working through their Master's Degrees in Ecological Modelling at the University of Rennes when the time came to find a [...]

Rare species survive in ghettos

By |2019-12-17T11:16:46+01:00December 17th, 2019|

Species of animals and plants with low abundances organize in ghettos to survive Similar to the organization of human cities, animal and plant communities have ghettos or ethnic neighborhoods, where low-abundant species group to enhance their persistence against more competitive species. This unexpected ecological pattern is the [...]

Lunch Pitch: Environmental Footprints and Autonomous Microservices

By |2020-01-21T11:10:33+01:00November 27th, 2019|

Environmental Footprints and Autonomous Microservices with Kavitha Shanmugam and Johan Tordsson November 26, 2019 Watch Lunch Pitch Video First Pitcher: Kavitha Shanmugam, PhD student at Department of Chemistry, Umeå University. Title: Using life cycle assessment (LCA) to interpret sustainable performance of services provided by cities [...]