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Zoology Seminars

Semester 2, 2020

When: Friday, 12:00 midday

Venue: Benham Seminar Room (B215), Department of Zoology

   

10.July

Dr Stephanie Godfrey, Department of Zoology, University of Otago

What we learned over lockdown: web-use and web-sharing in Sombrero spiders

17.July

Assoc Prof David Orlovich, Department of Botany, University of Otago

Evolution of New Zealand’s fungi

24.July

Dr Jennifer Jandt, Department of Zoology, University of Otago

The impact of floral complexity on bumble bee foraging in a semi-field environment

31.July

No Seminar

7.August

Prof Gerry Closs, Department of Zoology, University of Otago

Migration, plasticity and serendipity: what drives life history decisions in brown trout?

14.August

Dr Tara Murray, Department of Conservation, Dunedin

Robust grasshopper as a case study for insect conservation in New Zealand

21.August

Dr Lara Urban, Department of Anatomy, University of Otago

Leveraging statistical genomics for the conservation of the critically endangered kākāpō

28.August Mid-Semester Break
4.September

Oli Aylen, Department of Zoology, University of Otago

Borneo, Bats and Bioacoustics

11.September

Christian Chukwuka, Department of Zoology, University of Otago

Microhabitat use of Wooworthia “Otago/Southland” geckos in the context of future climate change

18.September

Brandon Ruehle, Department of Zoology, University of Otago

Impacts of an eye invading parasite on the behaviour and ecology of its freshwater fish host

25.September

Prof Phil Lester, School of Biological Sciences, Victoria University

Viral spillover, epidemics and effects in wasp and honey bee communities

2.October
9.October

Contacts: Zoology Reception (479-7976) or Liz Slooten (e-mail

     

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