Category Archives: Blog

  • Lyngsviing våren 2017

    Denne våren har vi svidd lyng på alle dei 7 lyngsviingslokalitetane våre. Vi lar bildene tale for seg sjølv. Novelandet i Bremanger kommune Nerlandsøy i Herøy kommune Golta i Sund kommune Rossvoll i Smøla kommune  ...

  • The Ethical dilemmas of the ‘Project’ PhD

    Since the 18th Century, the world has undergone an industrial revolution, upturned the consensus on medical care, and invented a whole new way of conducting agriculture. But somehow, the institution of education has stayed somewhere in the past. School children are still subjected to the same teaching style that was used two hundred years ago. [&he...

  • Second day of the ClimMani workshop

    Aud Halbritter made a video of the second day of the ClimMani workshop. Researchers from around the world arrived at Finse by train before making the 2 km ski journey to the research station. For some, this was their first experience of skiing, and for many it was their first experience of skiing in the […]...

  • How do you make climate manipulation experiments comparable?

    In this cold and sunny week at the beginning of March 2017, researchers from a pan-European networking project for climate manipulation experiments are meeting to discuss a way to standardise data collection. This will make it much easier to make comparisons across studies. Here’s a video of day one....

  • Iaeste student experience

    My name is Aynhoa, I am studying for my bachelor degree Biology in Spain. Last summer, I went for an Iaestu student internship to Bergen, Norway. I had a great opportunity to work in the FunCaB Project together with two other Iaestu students. The internship was made up of several parts. Sometimes we had to […]...

  • A trip to Finland

    At the beginning of February, the Nordic Society Oikos held their biennial conference. This year it took place in Finland’s oldest city and previous capital – Turku. Organised primarily for researchers in Ecology in Nordic countries, this event is an opportunity for those in similar fields to share their findings and build collaborations. This ...

  • How to prepare a manuscript for publication?

    If you are a scientist, you want to publish your work at some point. Other scientists in your field should read and learn from your work. And in science a publication is usually a paper in a journal. Publishing a paper can be hard work if you do it for the first time (also later), […]...

  • An ecologist, a pedagogist and a statistician went to Kristiansand

    There are a number of techniques to gauge your understanding of your own research. One is the renowned elevator pitch – can you communicate the core of your work to a stranger in the time that it takes an elevator to travel between the top and bottom of a building? This is an excellent means […]...

  • Welcome to FunCaB!

    This spring, the University of Bergen in Norway advertised two PhD positions within the Ecological and Environmental Research Group. The topic: climate change effects on carbon and biodiversity dynamics in alpine areas. I couldn’t let such an opportunity slip by. However, like most PhD positions, one of the requirements was the completion of ...