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Date Speaker Title
Spring 2016
19 Jan Jeff Price (ENV) Is Anywhere Safe for Biodiversity in a Climate Changed World? - Preliminary results from the Wallace Initiative II
26 Jan Kirsten Bomblies (JIC) Evolution of meiosis in response to genome and habitat change
2 Feb David Edwards tbc
9 Feb Aleksi Lehikoinen (Helsinki Lab of Ornithology) Density shifts of birds in North Europe: impact of climate, land use and species life histories
23 Feb Tom Finch (BIO) Breeding Ecology of the European Roller
1 Mar tbc  
8 Mar Matt Struebig (University of Kent) Targeting conservation to safeguard tropical biodiversity: Insights from Borneo
12 April Levi Yant (JIC) Variations on a theme: divergence island profiles in response to contrasting adaptations to elemental stressors in the Brassicaceae
19 April Kris Sales (BIO) Heat Wave and Reproduction in Insects
26 April tbc  
3 May Edward Codling (University of Essex) Balancing direct and indirect navigational cues in individual and collective animal movement
Autumn 2015
20 Oct Andres Wiren (BIO) What makes a worker work? Molecular mechanisms of caste determination in Bumble bees
27 Oct Dr Jackie Lighten Can't see the woods for the trees at the MHC: the eco-evolutionary significance of supertypes
3 Nov Agathe Jouet Albugo candida: Jack of all trades, master of all
17 Nov Katharine Kite Timing is everything - spatial variation in the breeding ecology and dispersal of European shags
24 Nov Dr Peter Buston (Uni of Wollongong, Australia) Social evolution in coral reef fishes
8 Dec Dr John Burnside Evidence-based evaluation of in situ and ex situ management strategies for the hunted Asian Houbara

Spring 2015

28 April Sarah Marburger Genome size and the C-Value Enigma - Corydoradinae Catfish as an emerging Model System
12 May Will Nash ( BIO) Reproductive isolation evolves following experimental evolution under divergent developmental diet regimes in the global generalist medfly (Ceratitis capitata)
14 July Prof Tiago Domingos (University of Lisbon) Dynamic Energy budget theory and its applications, from genes and molecular processes to ecosystems
Spring 2014
21 January Hugo Tavares (JIC) Adjacent genomic islands of divergence maintained by selection on flower colour in a hybrid zone
28 January Keith Cooper, CEFAS Marine aggregate dredging: recognising unacceptable change in seabed assemblage
11 February Simon Gillings (BTO) Bird Atlas 2007-11: putting birds on the map
18 February Marta Skoffer, CEFAS

Dinner is Served: An Antarctic Orca's Guide to the Art of Depredation
(Insights into Killer whale depredation of Patagonian toothfish catches around South Georgia)

25 February Nathalie Gilbert (ENV) Are White Storks Addicted to ‘Junk Food'? Winter and Breeding Habitat Selection by the White Stork (Ciconia ciconia) and the Possible Impacts of Imminent Landfill Closures.
11 March Inigo Everson Nile perch of Lake Victoria: Peer review as an asset
25 March

Lilja Jóhannesdóttir (BIO)




13 May Simon Poulton (BIO) Elevational changes in small mammal assemblages in the land of the snow leopard
20 May Dr Elke Scheibler (Uni Stuttgart) Community organisation of Gobi desert rodents