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UGI Weekly Science meeting – 26 September 2018

Title: "Estimating heritability without environmental bias"
Speaker:
Dr Alexander Young - Post-Doctoral Researcher at deCODE Genetics and the Big Data Institute, University of Oxford (personal website)
Venue: G02 Watson LT, Medawar Building (map)
Host:
Professor Richard Mott (email)

Starts: Sep 26, 2018 3:00:00 PM

CEE Autumn Symposium

CEE’s Autumn Symposium 2018 will highlight the diverse array of research conducted by CEE members and provide opportunities for discussion and mingling to foster collaborations across CEE institutions.

Starts: Sep 28, 2018 1:00:00 PM

CBER Research Talk - Dr Tim Newbold - 1 October 2018

Title: "Land-use and climate interactions, and the future for biodiversity"
Speaker: Dr Tim Newbold - Research Fellow (lab website)
Venue: Lankester LT, Medawar Building (map)
Host: Dr Alex Pigot (email)
Abstract: Land-use and climate change are among the greatest drivers of terrestrial biodiversity loss. However, our understanding of the potential interactions between these drivers remains limited. I will present some of my recent research that attempts to identify some of the ways in which land-use and climate change might interact, and to assess how this might influence future patterns of biodiversity under different scenarios. I will also discuss the consequences of these findings for humans, given our reliance on biodiversity for providing key ecosystem services.

Starts: Oct 1, 2018 1:00:00 PM