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Global network

For a scientist to be successful, a global network is crucial. International collaborations bring in new insights, different views on science and important sources of data and knowledge. These ideas are even more relevant in the discipline of ecology, where … Continue reading

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An unusual hero

Last week, Hans Rosling died. Who, you might ask, and why mention him? Well, he might have been one of our few statistical heroes, a man who dedicated his life to the spread of knowledge through the correct use of statistics, … Continue reading

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Conferencing

It took them a bit longer than anticipated because of the tough decisions they had to make (3 times as many applicants as time slots), but I finally got the good news that I am welcome to present my research at the Neobiota-conference (on “new … Continue reading

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Come together

One of my favourite study subjects is all over the news this week! Yet, it is a bit in an unusual manner: I am talking about the dandelion (Taraxacum officinale), the symbol of the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest! There is … Continue reading

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Amiens, the arrival

Only 2 and a half hours of driving, some folks in a larger country might still be talking about their hometown then. But to me, it felt very much abroad when I was wandering through the biting cold at night in the city of … Continue reading

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The cotton castle

Please, allow my inner mountain enthousiast to be lyrical about some rocks! Pamukkale is the Turkish word for cotton castle, so I learned from Wikipedia, and it is a world famous hot spring area, with white calcium carbonate (‘travertine’) terraces overlooking a … Continue reading

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As beautiful as ever

I wanted to make an overview of all the adventures we had in Chile, before moving on to the next exciting stages in my PhD. So click here to see the image gallery, or visit it on the right side of my website … Continue reading

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