A team involving present and former CEES members has shown that the wheat genome is the result of multiple rounds of hybrid speciation. The findings have broad implications for understanding genome function and, thus, cultivar improvement in bread wheat.
CEES Professor Vøllestad's article Gene pleiotropy constrains gene expression changes in fish adapted to different thermal conditions (Papakostas et al.) was published in Nature Communications 3 June.
A marine animal thought to have been extinct for four million years has been found alive and well and living in New Zealand.
The new lab will be operational within the next few months. Its total cost, including equipment, is 18 million NOK (2.2 million EUR).
CEES Professor Mysterud joined Group 5: Biology, The Natural Sciences Division of the Academy, as the youngest member of the group
The European Commission has published a few days ago a new call for Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships.
The European Commission has appointed CEES Chair Stenseth to the governing body of the European Research Council (ERC). During his 4-year term, he and his fellow members of the Scientific Council will define the scientific funding strategy and methodologies of the Agency.
RCN announced last week that the Norwegian Sequencing Centre (NSC) is one of 13 large scale research infrastructures that will be funded by the program National Financing Initiative for Research Infrastructure (INFRASTRUKTUR) from 2014.
The agreement facilitates staff and student exchange between two institutions, wider cooperation on a range of projects and institutional development
A new study by CEES postdoc Anne Maria Eikeset and others, published online by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), is the first to determine whether genetic changes resulting from fishing pressure have any significant economic effects for the case of Atlantic cod.
The collaboration between CEES and researchers in Ethiopia has been further strengthened
Boris Schmid, a postdoctoral fellow at CEES, secured the prize at the 11th international symposium on Yersinia
Kjetil Lysne Voje is honored with prestigious award for his doctoral dissertation at IBV/CEES.
The grant, shared with Jon E. Swenson, UMB, is 3.3 MNOK and for the year 2015/16
The statement is endorsed by more than 500 global-change researchers. The statement has been shared with President Xi of the People's Republic of China and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry
CEES researcher Hessen receives the award from The Norwegian Humanist Association for his excellence in research and dissemination of science
Anna Blix, former student at CEES, is awarded a writer scholarship of 30 000 NOK and a book contract for her master's thesis: "Feedback processes in grazing ecosystems: Are sheep grazing in alpine habitats affecting long-term use and productivity?"
In the April issue of Marine Ecology Progress Series (MEPS), Joël Marcel Durant and Nils Chr. Stenseth are devoted an entire theme section on “Harvested fish stocks in a changing environment”.
CEES will co-organise two Science Debates in May. On 7 May, Anthony Barnosky will give a lecture on a new scientific consensus statement - a "messages for policy makers" - regarding the condition of the Earth. Nina Jensen (WWF) will comment. On 13 May, professor of psychology David Buss will lecture on Strategies of Human Mating, followed by comments by Harald Eia and Vibeke Ottesen.