Summer Scholarships

The Agriculture and Life Sciences Faculty at Lincoln University, including the Department of Ecology, is offering summer research scholarships over the summer vacation, valued at $5,000 each (tax free). The scholarship will last for 10 weeks. Scholarships will be awarded based on academic merit. So if you want to work…

A really lousy day!

You won’t usually see us evolutionary and ecological researchers driving around in a Ferrari, holidaying at tropical resorts or dining at the best establishments. But, hey, there are some perks! I am now the proud namesake of a bird louse species. Out there at this very moment crawling over the…

On the beach: plant communities in dune systems

Sand dune habitats are found all around the world. Sandy coasts are ever-changing with the interactions between climate, geology and vegetation. Dune habitats have to contend with storm surges, wind and rain and human impacts. Considering how important these areas are to human activities it is surprising that so little…