Previous CBD seminars

june 2022

07jun1:00 pm2:00 pmThe gene's-eye view of evolutionDr Emma-Liina Marjakangas

may 2022

10may1:00 pm2:00 pmBird community responses to climate change: sources of variationDr Emma-Liina Marjakangas

03may1:00 pm2:00 pmUsing large-scale citizen science data to construct a framework to target conservation actionsDr Catriona Morrison

april 2022

26apr1:00 pm2:00 pmUnderstanding change in natural populationsProfessor Loeske Kruuk

19apr1:00 pm2:00 pmGenomic causes and consequences of alternative phenotypesDr Luke Holman

12apr4:00 pm5:00 pmFood-web connections across land- and water-scapes: from the Maine coast to the Colorado Rocky MountainsAssociate Professor Amanda Klemmer

march 2022

30mar2:00 pm3:00 pmJoint event CREEM/CBD - Managing small populations: the Florida panther as a case studyAssociate Professor Madan Oli

15mar1:00 pm2:00 pmFrom individual variation in behaviour to inference on personalityDr Even Moland

08mar1:00 pm2:00 pmPredicting biological invasions globally to inform policyProf Helen Roy

february 2022

01feb1:00 pm2:00 pmInference of assortative mating and sex bias in admixing populations using deep learningDr Matteo Fumagalli

january 2022

18jan1:00 pm2:00 pmCitizen science data for ecology and conservationDr Alison Johnston

december 2021

07dec1:00 pm2:00 pmThe great Anthropocene origination event?Prof Chris Thomas

november 2021

23nov4:00 pm5:00 pmAncient enemies: The evolutionary origins of the predator-prey arms race between snakes and newtsAssc. Prof Joel McGlothlin

16nov1:00 pm2:00 pmEcological insights into Ediacaran evolutionDr Emily Mitchell

09nov1:00 pm2:00 pmDiversity is not heterogeneity, and the difference mattersDr Aaron M. Ellison

02nov1:00 pm2:00 pmNew approaches for data synthesis for large-scale biodiversity monitoringDr Diana Bowler

april 2021

06apr1:00 pm2:00 pmHow and why ectotherm body sizes change with temperatureDr Asta Audzijonyte

march 2021

30mar1:00 pm1:00 amEvolution of mating systems in spaceDr Greta Bocedi

23mar1:00 pm2:00 pmCauses and consequences of trait variation in plants and animalsProfessor Yvonne Buckley

february 2021

16feb1:00 pm2:00 pmSocial facilitation of foraging success in wild Trinidadian guppiesDr Lysanne Snijders

november 2020

03nov1:00 pm2:00 pmThe effects of a warming climate on the plants and animals of Thoreau’s ConcordProfessor Richard Primack

october 2020

27oct1:00 pm2:00 pmCBD Re-Introduction Event

13oct1:00 pm2:00 pmCBD Re-Introduction Event

06oct1:00 pm2:00 pmCBD Re-Introduction Event

05oct1:46 pm1:46 pmCBD Re-introduction Event

september 2020

22sep1:00 pm2:00 pmBio-Monitoring of species of conservation and management concern in Australia using e-DNA techniquesDr Cecilia Villacorta Rath

may 2020

26may1:00 pm2:00 pmTBAPROF RICHARD PRIMACK

05may1:00 pm2:00 pmA pioneering lady ornithologist (postponed)Professor Jeremy Greenwood

april 2020

28apr1:00 pm2:00 pmMemorizing past environments – non-genetic inheritance in fish (online CBD seminar)Prof Irene Adrian-Kalchauser

21apr1:00 pm2:00 pmExploring the genetic and phenotypic consequences of invasion in populations of the African fig fly, Zaprionus indianus (postponed)DR AARON COMEAULT

07apr1:00 pm2:00 pmCan we scale reef restoration?PROF IAIN GORDON

march 2020

10mar1:00 pm2:00 pmCancelled because of strike.

03mar1:00 pm2:00 pmPhenotypic Plasticity and the evolution of eusociality: How does the queen honeybee control reproduction in her workers?DR ELIZABETH DUNCAN

february 2020

25feb1:00 pm2:00 pmSeminar will be rescheduled.DR Katherina RIEBEL

18feb1:00 pm2:00 pmModelling and measuring selection at different time scalesDR RUI BORGES

january 2020

14jan2:00 pm3:00 pmSexual conflict in ecological contextDR Jennifer Perry

december 2019

10dec1:00 pm2:00 pmHow individual differences in cognitive performance explain movement and space useProf Joah Madden

november 2019

12nov1:00 pm2:00 pmPhylogenetic incongruences - opportunities to improve the reconstruction of a dated tree of lifeDR Dominik Schrempf

october 2019

22oct1:00 pm2:00 pmThyroid hormones and life-histories – an avian perspectiveDr Suvi Ruuskanen

september 2019

17sep1:00 pm2:00 pmBeauty and speciation in fishesPROF TAMRA MENDELSON

may 2019

14may1:00 pm2:00 pmApplications in Marine Imaging Prof Stefan Williams

april 2019

30apr1:00 pm2:00 pmMultimodal warning signals in predator-prey interactionsDR Bibiana Rojas

02apr1:00 pm2:00 pmMovement ecology on mudflats: From patterns to processesDR ALLERT BIJLEVELD

march 2019

05mar1:00 pm2:00 pmFactors mediating reproductive isolation between related species at contact zonesDR ALEXANDER KIRSCHEL

february 2019

19feb1:00 pm2:00 pmPredator prey interactions: Can a generalist outcompete a specialist?DR CAROLINA DORAN

06feb1:00 pm2:00 pmThe evolution of human-commensalism in House sparrowsDR Mark Ravinet

january 2019

29jan1:00 pm2:00 pmPredation risk drives social complexity in a cooperative breederDR JOACHIM FROMMEN

22jan1:00 pm2:00 pmCultural evolution of kinship diversity: the micro and macro of talking about familyPROFESSOR Fiona Jordan

december 2018

04dec1:00 pm2:00 pmGenetics of Social Behaviour: Lessons from Parental CareDR Chris Cunningham

november 2018

27nov1:00 pm2:00 pmOf COBRAs and CEBRAs: Studying spider communities through academic and citizen science projectsDR JAGOBA MALUMBRES-OLARTE

26nov1:00 pm2:00 pmCollective movement and decision-making in animal societiesDR Ariana Strandburg-Peshkin

20nov1:00 pm2:00 pmRevisiting the effect of red on competition in humansDR Laura Fortunato

13nov1:00 pm2:00 pmWhy do females fight?DR Eleanor Bath

october 2018

23oct1:00 pm2:00 pmEnvironmental effects that shape individual life histories: time scales, trade-offs and mechanismsPROFESSOR PAT Monaghan

september 2018

18sep1:00 pm2:00 pmUsing genomics to design resilient environmental biotechnologiesDR JILLIAN COUTO

july 2018

17jul1:00 pm2:00 pmExperimental Human Gene-Culture CoevolutionProfessor Thomas Morgan

may 2018

22may1:00 pm2:00 pmSocial Regulation of Reproduction in a Tropical Insect SocietyProfessor Raghavendra Gadagkar

08may1:00 pm2:00 pmAre bees conscious?Professor Lars Chittka

april 2018

17apr1:00 pm2:00 pmPhylogenetic evidence and ontogenetic mechanisms for evolvability in avian adaptive radiations Dr Arkhat Abzhanov

march 2018

27mar1:00 pm2:00 pmThe evolution of elaborate nest structures in birdsDr Sally Street

13mar1:00 pm2:00 pmThe molecular basis of molluscan biomineralisationDr Carmel McDougall

06mar1:00 pm2:00 pmMale streaked shearwaters adjust their trip duration based on the presence or absence of paired femalesMiho Sakao

february 2018

06feb1:00 pm2:00 pmBenefits of Social Relationships in Carrion CrowsDr Claudia Wascher

december 2017

19dec1:00 pm2:00 amGlobal warming and the recurrent mass bleaching of coralsProfessor Andrew Baird

november 2017

28nov1:00 pm2:00 pmDigital Technology, Citizen Science and the Conservation of NatureProfessor René van der Wal

21nov1:00 pm2:00 pmTransposable element evolution in DrosophilaDr Andrea Betancourt

14nov1:00 pm2:00 pmSocial interactions as drivers of repeatable individual behavioral variationDr Kate Laskowski

october 2017

24oct1:00 pm2:00 pmSignals in space: Modelling postsynaptic biochemistryDr Melanie Stefan

10oct1:00 pm2:00 pmTranscriptome variation underlying life history divergence and reproductive isolationProfessor Bill Etges

september 2017

12sep1:00 pm2:00 pmDisease, genomics and conservation of endangered speciesProfessor Robert Fleischer

august 2017

29aug1:00 pm2:00 pmViolence in prehistoric JapanDr Kohei Tamura

july 2017

25jul1:00 pm2:00 pmRelations in space: Does spatial representation underlie relational processing?Dr Olga F. Lazareva

14jul1:00 pmModerate dispersal rates can often favour the evolution of cooperation in subdivided populationsDr Jorge Pena

may 2017

23may1:00 pm2:00 pmZoonotic malaria - where to begin?Dr Janet Cox-Singh

09may1:00 pm2:00 pmEcological neutral theory: madness or misunderstoodDr James Rosindell

02may1:00 pm2:00 pmUnder the trees, above the pastures: An overview of Amazonian archaeologyProfessor Eduardo Góes Neves

april 2017

24apr1:00 pm2:00 pmCarnegie Lecture: Variation in the inheritance of genomes among individuals and across chromosomesProfessor Elizabeth Thompson 

14apr1:00 pm2:00 pmBats, wolves and whales: Adaptive evolution in highly mobile mammals via landscape geneticsDr Pavel Hulva

07apr1:00 pm2:00 pmThe origins of biodiversity: evolution and developmentDr Linda Holland

march 2017

28mar1:00 pm2:00 pmNo fly is an island: How Drosophila respond to socio-sexual environmentsDr Amanda Bretman

21mar1:00 pm2:00 pmHow did the butterfly get its colours? The genetic control of colour and pattern diversity in Heliconius butterfliesDr Nicola Nadeau

14mar1:00 pm2:00 pmExperimental evolution of sex roles: sexy females and generous malesDr Karoline Fritzsche

february 2017

21feb1:00 pm2:00 pmConflicts between biodiversity conservation and human livelihoods: an interdisciplinary approachDr Nils Bunnefeld

07feb1:00 pm2:00 pmSex differences in the effect of diet on survival in stickleback fishDr Craig Walling

january 2017

31jan1:00 pm2:00 pmUnderstanding speech and language: from genes to bats and beyondDr Sonja Vernes

december 2016

06dec1:00 pm2:00 pmGetting the most impact out of your researchProfessor Peter Tyack

november 2016

29nov1:00 pm2:00 pmA model for brain life history evolutionDr Mauricio González-Forero

01nov1:00 pm2:00 pmAre indirect connections in social networks important to animal behaviour?Dr Lauren Brent

october 2016

18oct1:00 pm1:00 pmAssessing whale recovery from exploitation: case studies and challengesDr Jennifer Jackson

04oct1:00 pm2:00 pmAtypical birdsong and artificial languages provide insights into how communication systems are shaped by learning, use and transmissionDr Olga Feher

september 2016

20sep1:00 pm2:00 pmComplex vocal sequences in animals: information, intelligence, or irrelevant? Dr Arik Kershenbaum


Current CDB seminars