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Published Aug. 10, 2018 3:04 PM

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.

Published Aug. 8, 2018 1:08 PM

Analysis of DNA from up to 1100 year old walrus remains confirmes that walrus ivory was a driver for both the success and decline of the old Norse colony of Greenland.

Published July 3, 2018 2:41 PM

Nils Chr. Stenseth will become a strategic adviser at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences after leaving as head of the Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis (CEES) at the Department of Biosciences.

Published Apr. 27, 2018 2:18 PM

The publication "The Most Developmentally Truncated Fishes Show Extensive Hox Gene Loss and Miniaturized Genomes" was written by Martin Malmstrøm and colleagues.

 

Published Mar. 8, 2018 7:53 PM

The review by Kjetill S. Jakobsen, Unni Vik and colleagues is the editor's pick for 2017.

Published Jan. 18, 2018 12:29 PM

The new study "Human ectoparasites and the spread of plague in Europe during the Second Pandemic" by Katharine R. Dean et al. (PNAS, 2018) receives international as well as national attention with its "provocative" findings. Find links to the articles here!

Published Dec. 13, 2017 4:15 PM

The Norwegian Research Council has approved the research application of the Nansen Legacy. After six years of planning, the Nansen Legacy is now ready to take Arctic marine research a long way further in understanding how climate and ecosystems interact in the northern Barents Sea.

Published Nov. 2, 2017 12:30 PM

Dr. Pål Trosvik talks about competing gut bacteria and the latest article from his group, in Norgesglasset on NRK Radio. Listen to the episode here!

Published Oct. 27, 2017 2:22 PM

New publication in PNAS with first authors from University of Ferrara, Italy, and CEES at IBV, University of Oslo, Norway.

Published Oct. 9, 2017 1:00 PM

Dr. Mark Ravinet on speciation on the "Slightly Evolved" podcast.

Published Sep. 7, 2017 10:40 AM

CEES and Institute of Marine Research scientist Geir Ottersen has been chosen to be a lead author for the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate (SROCC).

Published May 11, 2017 3:38 PM

Two convergence environments awarded to CEES: Comparative immunology of fish and humans and The genetic history of Eastern Eurasia.

Published Dec. 15, 2016 10:12 AM

New research from Florian Diekert et al., Andries Richter, Inger Maren Rivrud, and Atle Mysterud, published in PNAS, looks at how social context influences the individual hunter’s decision to shoot or not to shoot an animal.

Published Dec. 8, 2016 2:49 PM

The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded a grant of almost two million Euros to Associate Professor Lee Hsiang Liow, for a project that aims to bridge the huge conceptual gap between microevolution and macroevolution.

Nils Chr. Stenseth
Published Nov. 8, 2016 11:12 AM

Friday 28th of October Professor Nils Chr. Stenseth was elected into the prestigious academy as a foreign associate.

Published Oct. 4, 2016 2:25 PM

Bacteria and archaea could be used to monitor stored carbon dioxide (CO2) and convert it into useful products, such as ethanol and acetate, say researchers at the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) and the Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo.

Published Sep. 29, 2016 4:20 PM

A publication by Malmstrøm & Matschiner et al. and other publications from CEES attracts international attention in a Nature Genetics News and Views article by Peter Parham

Published Aug. 23, 2016 10:33 AM

The publication Evolution of the immune system influences speciation rates in teleost fishes by Malmstrøm & Matschiner et al. shows that the immune system is far more evolutionary flexible than previously believed.

Published June 24, 2016 3:07 PM

Lee Hsiang Liow and UC Berkeley Assistant Professor Seth Finnegan receives the grant for their proposal "Dissecting the timing, ecological signature, and environmental context of the largest biodiversification in Earth history."

Published May 31, 2016 2:49 PM

Franziska Franeck receives the grant for doing field work at Svalbard.