Spring and summer means fieldwork for the ESB group members!
We collect data on ants and birds to further our research
Hybridization may help wood ants cope with climate change - new paper out!
A recent publication by SpecIAnt group investigates differences in thermal tolerance in wood ants. Genetic variation arising from hybridization...
Congratulations Jack Beresford on submitting PhD thesis!
During his PhD, Jack has studied hybridizing wood ants with Jonna Kulmuni.
Congratulations to Beatriz Portinha for receiving a starting grant for her PhD work, and Patrick Heidbreder & Jaakko Kuurne for receiving grants for their MSc theses!
Beatriz, Patrick and Jaakko are members of the SpecIAnt group, studying in their work speciation & hybridization in ants.
AI and drones: useful tools for farmland bird conservation
The Oxygen Project interviewed Ed Kluen after his recent publication on this topic
The SpecIAnt group is releasing two preprints on wood ant genomics
Whole-genome assembly of a single wood ant individual and reconstruction of the speciation history between Formica aquilonia & F. polyctena
Congratulations to Nora Bergman for an honourable mention to her poster at the LUOVA Spring Symposium!
Great MSc thesis poster presentation!
Birds are struggling more and more to find bird feeders in Finland during the cold winter!
Katja Rönkä was interviewed on Yle uutiset to explain all about this research