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2021 IceLab Multidisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellowship Project Call

By |2021-04-09T16:14:34+02:00April 9th, 2021|

2021 IceLab Multidisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellowship Call Opens April 20th IceLab once again invites applications from multidisciplinary research teams for three multidisciplinary research projects In between traditional disciplines lies an under-explored landscape of interesting research questions. Members of IceLab love to roam around this uncharted territory, integrating [...]

Gradual changes triggered historical shift in marine fauna

By |2021-03-09T12:45:02+01:00March 9th, 2021|

Gradual changes triggered historical shift in marine fauna Large asteroids or comets hitting Earth, massive volcanic eruptions and other single, deadly events are usually the focus for scientists seeking to reconstruct Earth’s past mass extinctions. In a new study, researchers from Umeå University and the University of Florida instead uncovered a [...]

The distribution of vertebrate animals redefines temperate and cold climate regions

By |2021-02-19T08:44:56+01:00February 19th, 2021|

The distribution of vertebrate animals redefines temperate and cold climate regions The distribution of vegetation is routinely used to classify climate regions worldwide, yet whether these regions are relevant to other organisms is unknown. Umeå researchers have established climate regions based on vertebrate species' distributions in a new study published in [...]

4 questions for new Icelab Affiliate Professor Joacim Rocklöv

By |2020-11-20T08:41:23+01:00November 3rd, 2020|

A look behind a new COVID-19 project with Joacim Rocklöv Joacim Rocklöv is hiring a new postdoctoral fellow and joining the Integrated Science Lab (Icelab) as an affiliate professor, cementing casual discussions and previous collaborations and moving a new project from the idea phase to action. Gabrielle Beans interviewed him, read their [...]

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 [...]

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