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Ecology, evolution and conservation research

We look at the world from an evolutionary perspective
Our strength is experimental research that combines the controlled precision of the lab with far-reaching explorations of organisms in their natural habitats in both water and land.

We deepen fundamental knowledge and create theories to understand ecology and evolution in the world around us. We use this understanding to help solve conservation problems of today and the future — biodiversity, invasive species, and climate change resilience.

We work in six research areas across a massive range of scales from molecules to ecosystems. 

Our research staff are listed below according to areas of expertise:

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DNA helix
Researchers on a beach
Concept of genomics - microscope and cells
Close up of amphibian in mangroves

Selected lab groups