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Informal talk series featuring ecologists from around the University and within the community. Talks are held Fridays from 1:00 to 2:00pm during term time in the Part II Lecture Theatre in the Department of Zoology, unless otherwise noted. Feel free to bring a lunch!

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If you have a question about this list, please contact: Rachel Aucott; psez2; Veronica Zamora-Gutierrez; Jessica C. Walsh; Claire Feniuk; Marius Somveille; David Daversa. If you have a question about a specific talk, click on that talk to find its organiser.

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Glaciers: from the Kilimanjaro ice fields to the IPCC

Please note the change in venue to the Main Lecture Theatre.

UserGeorg Kaser, Professor for Climate and Cryospheric Research, University of Innsbruck, Austria. IPCC Working Group 1 Lead Author in Assessment Report 4 and Assessment Report 5.

HouseMain Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ.

ClockFriday 22 November 2013, 13:00-14:00

Recent advancements in global biodiversity scenarios

UserPiero Visconti (Microsoft Computational Ecology and Environmental Science).

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ.

ClockFriday 15 November 2013, 13:00-14:00

Drivers and biodiversity consequences of landscape-scale deforestation in the western Brazilian Amazon

UserJose Ochoa Quintero, Conservation Science Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ.

ClockFriday 08 November 2013, 13:00-14:00

A comedy of the commons: Toward sustainable use of the Louisiana public oyster grounds

UserThomas M. Soniat, Department of Biological Sciences and Pontchartrain Institute for Environmental Sciences, University of New Orleans.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ.

ClockFriday 09 November 2012, 13:00-14:00

Ancient bones, current issues: marine bioarchaeology as historical ecology

UserDavid Orton, Department of Archaeology, University of Cambridge.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ.

ClockFriday 02 November 2012, 13:00-14:00

Parasite-induced swarming behaviour in Artemia spp.

UserNicolas Rode, Center for Evolutionary and Functional Ecology, Montpellier, France.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ.

ClockThursday 04 October 2012, 13:00-14:00

Mapping plant diversity across the scales

UserLaurens Geffert, Nees Institute for Biodiversity of Plants, University of Bonn.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockFriday 30 March 2012, 13:00-14:00

Gödel, Escher, Mahler: love-hate dynamics in ecological networks

UserYangchen Lin, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ.

ClockFriday 16 March 2012, 13:00-14:00

Biodiversity after forty years of human re-colonization in the Amazon forest

UserJose Manuel Ochoa-Qunintero, Conservation Science Group, University of Cambridge.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockFriday 09 March 2012, 13:00-14:00

Predictive models in ecology: case studies of invasive fire ants and fire risks

UserYohay Carmel, Technion Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Israel.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockFriday 24 February 2012, 13:00-14:00

Colony defense by post-reproductive adults and young nymphs in a social aphid

UserKeigo Uematsu. Department of General Systems Studies, University of Tokyo..

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockFriday 30 September 2011, 13:00-14:00

The convoluted evolution of behavior: insights from bird eggs and songs

UserDavid C. Lahti, Department of Biology, Queens College, The City University of New York (CUNY).

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockFriday 15 July 2011, 13:00-14:00

Conservation and Corporations

UserEmma Marsden, University of Cambridge.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockFriday 04 March 2011, 13:00-14:00

Modelling the distribution of Freshwater Invasive Species across Europe

UserDr Belinda Gallardo, Aquatic Ecology Group, University of Cambridge..

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockFriday 25 February 2011, 13:00-14:00

Who killed the megafauna? A tale of climate change, murder and mystery.

UserDavid Williams and Graham Prescott, University of Cambridge.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockFriday 21 January 2011, 13:00-14:00

To be connected or not? Floodplain restoration and aquatic diversity

UserDr Amael Paillex, Aquatic Ecology and Biology Lab, University of Geneva.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockFriday 19 November 2010, 13:00-14:00

Natural Resource Management - An Ecologist's Perspective

UserDr. Martyn Murray, MGM Environmental Solutions / University of Edinburgh.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockFriday 29 October 2010, 13:00-14:00

Setting meaningful restoration goals for a globally imperiled habitat

UserPhiline zu Ermgassen, Aquatic Ecology Group, University of Cambridge.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockFriday 22 October 2010, 13:00-14:00

Can Eco-compensation Restore Natural Forest in Xishuangbanna, China?

UserYi Zhuangfang, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockThursday 22 April 2010, 13:00-14:00

Global Models of Mammal Distribution

UserDr Carlo Rondinini, Sapienza University of Rome.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockTuesday 26 January 2010, 13:00-14:00

Botanising in Cambridgeshire and North East England

UserMonica Frisch, Cambridge Natural History Society.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockFriday 06 November 2009, 13:00-14:00

When satellites help predicting animal distribution, movement and performance

UserDr. Nathalie Pettorelli, Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockFriday 09 October 2009, 13:00-14:00

Arthropod biodiversity in Irish agricultural grasslands: results from the Ag-Biota Project

UserDr Alvin Helden, Department of Life Sciences, Anglia Ruskin University.

HouseBasement Seminar Room, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockFriday 22 May 2009, 13:00-14:00

Host-parasite arms races in bird colour space

UserDr Martin Stevens and Dr Claire Spottiswoode, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockMonday 11 May 2009, 13:00-14:00

Parental care in burying beetles

UserSheena Cotter, University of Cambridge Department of Zoology, Behavioural Ecology Group.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockFriday 06 March 2009, 13:00-14:00

Ecology and Conservation of the Lesser Kestrel in Portugal

UserInes Catry, University of Cambridge Department of Zoology, Conservation Science Group.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockFriday 20 February 2009, 13:00-14:00

Evolution of Bird Colour in a Tetrahedral Colour Space

UserCassie Stoddard, University of Cambridge Department of Zoology, Behavioural Ecology Group.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockFriday 06 February 2009, 13:00-14:00

A child's eye view of the insect world

UserDr Ed Turner, Insect Ecology Group.

House**FIRST FLOOR SEMINAR ROOM**, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockFriday 12 December 2008, 13:00-14:00

Farming and biodiversity in India - Title TBC

UserMalvika Onial, Conservation Science Group.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockFriday 31 October 2008, 13:00-14:00

Scent Communication in Banded Mongooses

UserNeil Jordan, Large Animal Research Group.

HouseFirst Floor Seminar Room, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockFriday 06 June 2008, 13:00-14:00

How can we save the endangered Giant Ibis?

**Please note change in location**

UserOmaliss Keo, Conservation Science Group.

HouseFirst Floor Seminar Room, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockFriday 23 May 2008, 13:00-14:00

Are coral reef fishes at risk or resilient to climate change?

**Please Note Change in Day**

UserDr. Morgan Pratchett, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockMonday 12 May 2008, 13:00-14:00

Respiratory Responses To Temperature By Ectomycorrhizal Fungi

UserDr. Glenna M. Malcolm, Pennsylvania State University.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 13 March 2008, 13:00-14:00

Theories in alien invasions: Resistance vs. Meltdown

UserPhiline zu Ermgassen, Aquatic Ecology Group.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockFriday 07 March 2008, 13:00-14:00

The impacts of climate change on Indian Ocean coral reef biodiversity

UserProfessor Charles Sheppard, University of Warwick.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockFriday 08 February 2008, 13:00-14:00

Mapping European Seabed Habitats

UserSarah Young, Marine Ecologist, Joint Nature Conservation Committee.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockFriday 25 January 2008, 13:00-14:00

Free-loading, racketeering and murder: a day in the life of cowbirds

UserProfessor Mike Clinchy, University of Western Ontario.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockFriday 18 January 2008, 13:00-14:00

Locomotion and adhesion: tarsal attachment control in ants

UserThomas Endlein, Insect Biomechanics Workgroup, Zoology Department.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 13 December 2007, 13:00-14:00

Mathematical Models of Microcolony Formation in Bacteria

UserDr. Leah Johnson, National Centre for Statistical Ecology, University of Cambridge.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockFriday 07 December 2007, 13:00-14:00

Aquatic Alien Invasions: Teleportation or Transportation?

UserPhiline zu Ermgassen, Aquatic Ecology Group.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockFriday 30 November 2007, 13:00-14:00

Combining Economics and Ecology to Predict the Effects of Zero Set Aside on Winter Food for Farmland Birds

UserDr. Ira Cooke, Conservation Science Group, University of Cambridge.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockFriday 23 November 2007, 13:00-14:00

Getting the Biggest Buck for the Bang: Conservation Management of Deer in New Zealand

UserDr. David Coomes, Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockFriday 16 November 2007, 13:00-14:00

Birds and People

UserDr Nigel Collar, BirdLife International.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockFriday 09 November 2007, 13:00-14:00

A Bird in the Hand: Stone Curlew Conservation

UserAlison Johnston, Conservation Science Group, University of Cambridge.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockFriday 02 November 2007, 13:00-14:00

Kakapo: The Conservation Biology of the World's Weirdest Parrot

UserProfessor Mick Clout, University of Auckland.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockFriday 26 October 2007, 13:00-14:00

Locomotion in Australian Monitor Lizards: Ecomorphological and Ecophysiological Considerations

UserDr. Chris Clemente, Insect Biomechanics Workgroup, University of Cambridge.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockFriday 19 October 2007, 13:00-14:00

Happiness, Global Catastrophe, and the National Assembly for Wales

UserGareth Clubb, Senior Research Officer, National Assembly of Wales.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockFriday 12 October 2007, 13:00-14:00

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