Home
Department of Biological Sciences (BIO)

News archive for Department of Biological Sciences (BIO)

On Friday afternoon 15 November, three of our Master students gave presentations about their projects.
"Svampegjengen" fra Marin Biodiversitet/Geobio sender en liten hilsen fra Fremantle, Australia.
BIO / UiB / Norway host a COST Action Management Committee meeting.
Researchers from the Marine Biodiversity research group, are embarking on the first in a series of research cruises to the relatively unexplored waters of Sognefjord.
Geetha Jeyakanth is working in the guppy lab for her Master’s project on the effect of ambient oxygen on life history of guppies.
The amount of UV light reaching the Earth’s surface is thought to have varied in the past, and may be a largely overlooked factor in evolution. How can we quantify changes in UV over time to test these ideas?
The Eagle Owl has now been released back into the wild after eating lots of Canada Goose meat!
The NoAClim project not only aims to test the scenario of novel, no-analogue climates and ecosystems in Norden, but it also aims to bridge the gap between climate and biodiversity research.
Around the world, and particularly in Europe, governments are beginning to discuss how best to undertake a transformation from energy-driven to bio-driven economies.
(Scientifically, that is!) BIO has produced a “wave” of scientific articles about Heathlands recently.
Many from BIO and from around the world are involved in the debate that developed as a response to a report recently published by the Norwegian Environment Ministry concerning the proposed planting of new forests, especially the fast-growing Sitka spruce, as a climate change mitigation measure.