Department of Biological Sciences (BIO)

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Postdoctoral fellowship in evolutionary fisheries ecology is now open. Dead-line: July 29.
Hugo Capes from Montpellier is doing his research practice with EvoFish.
Although source of intense investigations, the origins of type 2 diabetes and obesity remain unclear.
Humans are daily exposed to many environmental pollutants. What are the health consequences of such exposures?
Bea and guppies are featuring in Del Gorro del Mundo, a Spanish-language podcast
Peter Emil Kaland has been invested as a Knight, First Class of the St Olav’s Order for his efforts to promote the values of coastal landscapes in western Norway.
Next week specialists in fisheries-induced evolution will meet in Bergen.
You can now follow EvoFish in Twitter!
Old data can yield new insights when approached from a new angle. Data from Masfjorden are elucidating the population ecology of coastal cod, saithe and pollack.
Bibliometrics are increasingly used in research assessments. This seminar will present the essentials of bibliometric analyses, and provide an opportunity to discuss their strengths and wekanesses.
The Director of the University Museum of Bergen, Christoffer Schander has died after a short period of illness. He was only 51 years old when he died.
Evolution of growth is an evolutionary puzzle, and adding fisheries selection does not make that any easier. A new paper from EvoFish aims at clarifying our thoughts about growth evolution.
EvoFish welcomes new master student, Yusra Taha, who will study variation in maturity and fecundity in bearded goby.
EvoFish welcomes new master student, Maria Larsen, who will study variation in reproductive strategy in bearded goby.
Centre leader Rolf Birger Pedersen was part of a team of international experts aboard the RRS James Cook spring 2010.
Are Nylund says that wild salmon in British Columbia (BC) waters have been found to carry what a federal scientist believes may be a new strain of the infectious salmon anemia (ISA) virus, which has afflicted fish farms in eastern Canada, Chile and Europe.
Fisheries-induced evolution is in the focus in Dagens Næringsliv.