Understanding how living organisms respond and adapt to environmental changes remains a major and urgent scientific challenge. CEES combines a broad spectrum of disciplines – such as population biology, statistical and mathematical modelling, and genomics – to foster the concept of ecology as a driving force of evolution via selective processes, with a corresponding influence of evolutionary changes on ecology.

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A centre of excellence in Norway 2007–2017

CEES continues as a centre and section at the Department of Biosciences beyond 2017.