An international Master degree (Graduate School) dedicated to training in population biology research is now open in the University of Lille, France (for the second year). This master provides specialization in population biology (and all sub-disciplines such as evolution, ecology, conservation, genomics, etc.). More information in the following link:
» CREAF Summer Fellowships: Come to CREAF to catch the science bug!» Summer fellowships for undergraduate students! Participants will have the opportunity to work side by side with CREAF researchers during two months between May and October 2021. Selected students will receive a 2000€ stipend plus travel costs up to 200€.
Applicants must send their curriculum vitae, academic grades and a motivation letter (maximum 500 words) in PDF format before the 31st of March (click on the online link below).
We are looking for talented undergraduate students that want to be the protagonist of a new generation of ecologists. Spend two months (between May and October 2021) with our researchers, doing fieldwork, lab work, travelling, learning about databases. This experience will be a turning point in your studies, we want to inspire you as a future scientist in ecology. The Fellowship is addressed to talented undergraduate university students of any nationality in an advanced year of their degrees. WHEN IT WILL BE RUNNING? Participants will have the opportunity to work side by side with CREAF researchers during two months between May and October 2021*. WHAT DOES THE FELLOWSHIP INCLUDE? Selected students will receive a 2000€ stipend plus travel costs up to 200€. Health insurance should be covered by fellow’s own account. THE SELECTION PROCESS The Fellowship is addressed to talented undergraduate university students of any nationality in an advanced year of their degrees. HOW CAN I APPLY? Applicants must send their curriculum vitae, academic grades and a motivation letter (maximum 500 words) in PDF format before the 31st of March. DOWNLOAD THE FORM LIST OF THE POTENTIAL PROJECTS Agri-ecological measures to enhance pollinator and natural enemy diversity in apple orchards. Hosts: Dr. Jordi Bosch and Dr. Anselm Rodrigo. Cascading ecological consequences of a rapidly spreading snake invasion for native communities on a Mediterranean island ecosystem. Host: Dr. Oriol Lapiedra. Collecting data and creating the atlas of the amphibians of the natural park of Aiguamolls de l’Empordà. Host: Dr. Sandra Saura Mas. Drought effects over soil arthropod communities and feed-backs to organic matter decomposition in a Mediterranean forest. Hosts: Dr. Guille Peguero and Dr. Josep Peñuelas. Endangered and protected flora of the Mediterranean basin coast: knowledge and management actions. Host: Dr. Sandra Saura Mas. Exploring forest resilience to climate change-induced extreme events and disturbances. Host: Dr. Franscisco Lloret. Heating up the world: the effects of global warming on the water cycle and the N-P-K cycles in Arctic basins. Host: Estela Romero. Nutrient availability and body size abundance distributions of oribatid mites in tropical rainforests. Hosts: Dr. Josep Peñuelas and Laura Márquez. Permafrost nutrient cycling in a warming world. Hosts: Dr. Olga Margalef, Dr. Oriol Grau and Dr. Josep Peñuelas. CALENDAR March: call for Summer Fellowships April: students selection from submitted applications May-Oct: Summer Fellowship Programme development* November 2021: Evaluation of the Programme
** According to the state of the COVID pandemic, the dates of the stay may benefit from flexibility in common agreement between the hosting researcher and the student.
Desde la Oficina Verde de la Universidad Rey Juan Carlos solicitan colaboración con el Plan de Movilidad Universitaria Sostenible de la URJC integrado en el PMUnivS de las universidades de Madrid. Esta iniciativa, coordinada por las Consejerías de Ciencia, Universidades e Innovación y de Transportes, Movilidad e Infraestructuras de la Comunidad de Madrid, tiene como objetivo impulsar una movilidad inteligente y sostenible en todos los campus universitarios. Cualquier miembro de la comunidad universitaria puede acceder ya a esta encuesta y los participantes podrán exponer sus hábitos de transporte y dar a conocer sus necesidades. Los resultados de la encuesta serán valorados y tenidos en cuenta en la elaboración del Plan de Movilidad de la URJC.
Vuestra opinión como estudiantes es crucial, por ello piden que respondáis a la siguiente encuesta sobre medios de transporte: