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The ICES Working Group on Fisheries-Induced Evolution (WGEVO) met at IIASA, Austria, to continue with the project mapping the strength of fisheries-induced selection on life-history traits.
EECRG members are authors of two publications: one in Nature and one in Science
The Centre for Geobiology (CGB) held a PhD course addressing the geological, environmental and technological challenges facing deep-sea mining and mineral extraction.
Perpetra Akite was awarded her doctorate under a cotutelle agreement between UiB and the University of Makerere, Uganda
Vigdis Vandvik talks about the role that toothpicks and teabags can play in experimental ecology
Norwegian seafood can pop up in unexpected places.
In September, dCod-members from Bergen travelled to two different conferences in Barcelona, Spain. As well as gaining insight into the most recent research, they also had the chance to meet old and new friends.
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?”.

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