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Dr Perpetra Akite was awarded her doctoral degree at a ceremony in Kampala, Uganda on 21 February 2017.
Nine EECRG and University Museum of Bergen members were fortunate to be at the 'Centenary (1916-2016) of pollen analysis and the legacy of Lennart von Post' symposium held at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm on 24-25 November 2016.
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
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
John Birks - now a Corresponding Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
Vigdis has been elected a Member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters
The goal is to understand how the ecosystems on Earth will be affected by a future climate distinguished by more extreme weather.
Emphatically NO says EECRG Professor II Kathy Willis in a recent BBC Radio 4 interview introduced by Jim Al-Khalili.
Insects are the most successful group of organisms in the history of life. A discovery of new genes suggests why.
Professor Emerita Hilary Birks received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Paleolimnological Association on 4 August 2015. She was given the award during their international symposium in Lanzhou, China.
Professor II Kathy Willis has been awarded the Michael Faraday Prize and Lecture for 2015 from the Royal Society (UK) for her outstanding work in science communication
Nature's Conscience - The Life and Legacy of Derek Ratcliffe, edited by Des Thompson, John Birks, and Hilary Birks, was published April 2015.
On 19th and 20th March there will be a seminar in honour of John Birks
Hilary Birks, Professor Emerita in EECRG, has been elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
All good things must come to an end ...
John Birks has been elected a Foreign Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (Kungliga Vetenskapsakademien ("KVA")) in the Geosciences section.

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