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Two books have been published by close associates and former members of the EECRG
Fishery Minister, Per Sandberg, visited the Norwegian Ocean Laboratory today. Researchers from the Centre for Geobiology (CGB) were on hand to welcome him, and to share highlights from their deep sea research activity.
The temporary EvoFish outpost in Taiwan is active again, this time for a full year: I am now a guest professor at the National Taiwan University.
The ICES Journal of Marine Science has published a theme section on "balanced harvesting".
Silje has studied whether environmental enrichment affects aggressive behaviour in juvenile salmon.
Ingeborg has been studying whether the timing of environmental enrichment affects spatial learning in juvenile salmon.
Eihab has been studying how shape and colour have changed in experimentally harvested guppy populations.
Much is unknown about Norway’s marine potential. Rolf Birger Pedersen, Professor at the Centre for Geobiology (CGB) says that much awaits to be discovered.
The investiture of John Birks to the Royal Society of Edinburgh took place on Monday 16 May 2016
On Thursday May 19th, Alistair Seddon delivered the Rick Battarbee lecture at University College London
Juliane Wissuwa defended her PhD at the University of Bergen (UiB), 25.5.2016. It is entitled: "The Arctic Mid-Ocean Ridge Vent Fields - A valuable Resource for Marine Bioprospecting?”.
Yuangao Qu, a post-doc at the Centre for Geobiology (CGB), was a member of a team who discovered macroscopic fossils from the 1 560 Myr old Gaoyuzhuang Formation in the Yanshan area of North China. The results have been published in Nature Communications.
Janne and Aurelien have started their Master's projects with the roundnose grenadier - Janne with feeding ecology and Aurelien with spatial population structure.
Following the tradition establish in 2015, EvoFish convened at the Bekkjarvik Gjestgiveri for the annual meeting.
The UiB-led H2020 Blue Growth project, SponGES, kicks off 19-21 April 2016 in Bergen. CGB’s theme leader, Hans Tore Rapp, is the project coordinator. Another CGB researcher, Joana R. Xavier, is the scientific project manager.
PhD student Maria Lund Paulsen tells the exciting story of being a polar marine microbiologist.
Torborg's Master thesis in the Southern Ocean: Letter 10.3.2016 — finally home
John Birks - now a Corresponding Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

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