Finding the best spot on the beech

There is a moment in childhood when you relise just how large the universe is. Up until this moment your brain is happy to deal with what’s around you and leave everything else in a haze of Elsewhere. With the ‘click’ you comprehend that you are actually standing on the…

Life’s rich tapestry: Alumni, careers and species

This blog was set up to provide information about the research that is done in the ecology area at Lincoln University. The aim was to allow teachers and secondary students the opportunity to see NZ research in action. Over the years we have added to our readership and I would…

Everyone’s a critic: Peer review in NZ ecology

If you are the sort of person who doesn’t take criticism well then you probably shouldn’t be a scientist. Much of science revolves around the publishing of scientific papers – EcoLincNZ articles are mostly based on a recently published paper. In order for a paper to be published though, the…