Tag Archives: Animals
The study of biology at the University of Antwerp is surprisingly diverse. With research groups covering all scales, from the smallest cell to the largest ecosystem, and all aspects of biology, from behavioral ecology till molecular physiology, the department can … Continue reading
Ecology is all about interacting. Interactions with the environment, interactions with the organisms living in this environment. A unimaginable multi-dimensional hyperspace-like spiderweb of interactions. A life-long source of scientific amazement. I love it.
Writing a PhD is stacking one little discovery on top of the other, slowly building it up towards a big story. And it must be said: that truly is a unique experience.
At last, we are slowly seeing the light at the end of the tunnel for our big paper. Okay, it is still a process of slowly crawling towards the end, yet every step is bringing us closer. Let me summarise the … Continue reading
‘Oh no, there is these tourists again, just one day visiting the Everglades ad craving to see an alligator. Better do my show-up again!’ You saw him thinking exactly that when he left his chill-out spot to swim right towards us, … Continue reading
Like the Florida jungle, where at first sight all is a uniform green, before slowly the exciting plants and animals start to appear. That’s how the schedule of the conference of the Ecological Society of America tends to look. Hundreds, … Continue reading