On January 28, the Biodiversity Institute had an ‘away’ day, during which anyone from the Zoology Department involved in biodiversity-related research was invited to present their work in a short, five minute, presentation. The following are some of the 21 talks presented during the day (in PDF format)


Anthony Waldron:

Big Bird and the future of the forests

 

Catherine Sheard:

Macro-ecological and -evolutionary approaches to

disentangling the roles of social and ecological selection in birds

 

Chris Cooney:

Speciation in Birds

 

 

Chris Jeffs:

Natural enemies and the structuring

of plant communities

 

Claudia Gray:

Riparian Reserves: Biodiversity Conservation

in Oil Palm Plantations

 

David Benz:

Geospatial tools for environmental assessment

 

 

Eleanor Bath:

Mutual ornamentation in stalk-eyed flies

 

Marc Macias-Fauria:

Abiotic controls in cold ecosystems.

A long-term perspective

 

Peter Long:

Methods for processing satellite data

 

Owen Lewis:

Understanding the mechanisms

driving tropical forest diversity

 

Phil Chapman:

Does phylogeny predict function?

FD, PD and a tropical forest logging gradient

 

Sandra Bos Mikich:

Plant-frugivore interactions in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest:

implications for management and conservation

 

Sofia Gripenberg:

Plant-seed predator interactions in tropical forests

 

 

Tom Bregman:

The collapse of functional diversity

in human-modified landscapes