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  • new-cees-chair-2018-660px Kjetill S. Jakobsen new Chair of CEES Sep. 28, 2018

    At a meeting for all CEES members, Professor Kjetill S. Jakobsen was introduced as the new Chair of CEES by the Head of the Department of Biosciences, Rein Aasland.

  • sparrow-group-fieldwork How the house sparrow came to be Aug. 10, 2018

    How is it that the small, charismatic house sparrow has become so closely associated with us? CEES researchers have been trying to answer this question by sequencing the DNA of populations of sparrows from across Europe and the Middle East. New publication published in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B.

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    Når datoen tilsier ribbe- og gavekjør, kan mang en jegersjel kjenne et visst vemod komme snikende. Ikke heng med hodet. Kanskje sitter du på et bedre rådyrterreng enn du tror. I hvert fall på denne tiden av året. Vi skriver 21. desember.
  • ByBi-seminar og nasjonal pollinatorstrategi Nov. 23, 2018 4:32 PM
    Klima- og miljøminister Ola Elvestuen åpnet ByBi-seminaret på Sentralen 16.11. Hvordan gjøre Oslo til en mer bievennlig by?

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  • Den belgiske kunstneren og bokbinderen Pierart dout Tielts fremstilling av innbyggerne i Tornai som begraver de som er døde av pest. Fur trade may have spread the plague through Europe Nov. 27, 2018 9:00 AM
    A new ancient DNA study shows that 14th century plague outbreaks might have resulted from repeated introductions of Yersinia pestis to Europe. Commercial trade routes, including the fur trade routes, would have contributed to the rapid spread of plague in whole Europe during the Middle Ages.
  • Morten Dæhlen Større ulemper for kvinner enn menn i akademia, viser undersøkelser Nov. 9, 2018 3:01 PM
    Trakassering, uønsket seksuell oppmerksomhet og lange arbeidsdager trekkes fram som problematisk av kvinner ved UiOs matematisk-naturvitenskapelige fakultet. Men tiltak for å samle kvinner, gir resultater.

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  • langangen-2018-spawning-distribution-fig1 The role of climate and size in the spawning distribution of cod Dec. 4, 2018

    Where the fish are spawning is of tremendous importance for the population ( see our post) but also for the industry relying on it, especially since harvesting is often concentrated on fish that aggregate for to spawn. Climate change and harvesting are known to strongly affect the fish population with effect on the spawning location. In a recent paper (Langangen et al. Global Change Biology ) we explore the question: “who is the culprit of spawning location change: Climate or fishing?”