Monthly Archives: October 2016

Another EcolChange seminar on November 3 – Why most of our research findings are probably false?

In addition to Zorica Svircev´s seminar on Thursday at 13.15, two hours later there will be another EcolChange seminar in the University of Tartu, where professor Kristjan Zobel will discuss the matters of the menacing vastness of false research results. … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar on November 3 – The role and importance of cyanobacteria found in biological loess crusts

Next week´s EcolChange seminar will take place in the Estonian University of Life Sciences. This time we have a guest speaker from Serbia. Professor Zorica Svircev from the University of Novi Sad in Serbia will talk about „The role and … Continue reading

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New paper published – Males exhibit competitive advantages over females of Populus deltoides under salinity stress

Text by Lauri Laanisto Anothe paper from familiar authors collective that have been pretty prolific in recent years when studying the aspects of sexual dimorphism in trees under different abiotic stress conditions (see, for example this blog post for more). … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar on October 27 – Spatial distribution of mycorrhiza types

EcolChange is having weekly seminars (on Thursdays) in the Botany department of the University of Tartu. You can check the schedule here. The next seminar will take place upcoming week, 27th of October in Lai 40-218 (Vaga auditorium). Leho Tedersoo … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar on October 20 – WHY animals, including humans, need PERSONALITY?

Text by Lauri Laanisto Our new Centre of Excellence EcolChange continues with open seminars. This time the seminar is organized jointly with the Department of Botany of University of Tartu, and ASTRA project PER ASPERA Graduate School in Earth Sciences. … Continue reading

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Sip-Vol+ featured in the Horizon magazine

European Union’s research and innovation magazine called Horizon has published an article titled “Earlier springs depleting water, linked to summer heatwaves“, which spotlights the research done in two EU-funded research projects: ECOWAX and Sip-Vol+. Give it a read!  

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Visual intermezzo

Text by Lauri Laanisto, pics by various lab members Here are couple of pictures from two rather contrasting events. First of all, we had the public ceremony to celebrate the beginning of the new academic year, during which Hiie Ivanova … Continue reading

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