EU-grant to investigate evolution

Lee Hsiang Liow at CEES and NHM has received a grant to study the link between micro- and macroevolution. 

Lee Hsiang Liow har fått EU-stipend til evolusjonsforskning.

Fotograf: Bjarne Røsjø. Lisens: CC BY 4.0 (link is external)

Liow is an Associate Professor at the Natural History Museum and the Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis (CEES) at the University of Oslo (UiO).

Scientists study both evolutionary changes from one generation to the next (microevolution), and how and why species arise or become extinct (macroevolution). “But it is really challenging to link insights from these two fields of evolutionary biology. Macroevolution is likely more than repeated rounds of microevolution”, says Lee Hsiang Liow.

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Published Dec. 8, 2016 3:23 PM