A new study published online in Evolutionary Applications reports on a remarkable tool to use remote-sensing data to predict animal behaviour (birdsong), across vast spatial scales. The collaborative effort was spearheaded by Prof. Tom Smith from the Center for Tropical Research and the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability at the University of California Los Angeles. The team exploited space expertise from the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory and included Dr. Hans Slabbekoorn from the IBL.
May 2013 - Prof. Steven Pinker gave the Niko Tinbergen lecture 2013
Many students, employees, alumni and interested people in general attended the Niko Tinbergenlezing on the 3rd of this month. The yearly lecture in honor of Nobel laureate and ethologist Niko Tinbergen was given by Prof. Steven Pinker of Harvard University.
March 2013 - More than 100x antibiotics in the classroom
More than 100 teaching packages of our outreach project Antibiotica Gezocht! (Wanted: Antibiotics!), from the Molecular Biotechnology group, have found their way to Dutch and also some Belgian schools. Some 65 secondary schools have ordered one or more practical packages since last September.