Jennie Crawley’s newest paper in Journal of Evolutionary Biology is out online: Is bigger better?August 15, 2017
Crawley JAH, Mumby HS, Chapman SN, Lahdenperä M, Mar KU, Htut W, Thura Soe A, Aung HH, Lummaa V (2017) Is bigger better? The relationship between size and reproduction in female Asian elephants. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, online in advance of print.
Welcome to Episode 11 of Slightly Evolved! Our guest is Carly Lynsdale, a PhD student at the University of Sheffield.April 13, 2017
Welcome to Episode 11 of Slightly Evolved! Our guest is Carly Lynsdale, a PhD student at the University of Sheffield. This week we are talking about parasites and elephants! Carly tells us about her research on the evolutionary ecology and conservation physiology of semi-domesticated Asian elephants, specifically, on how individual variation between elephants affects host-parasite … Read More
Prof. Virpi Lummaa’s invited talk on the mysteries of ageing: ERC’s 10th Anniversary in BrusselsApril 10, 2017
Professor Virpi Lummaa was invited to give a talk on her research in European Research Council’s 10th Anniversary celebrations on 21 March 2017 in Brussels. Link to the web stream (scroll down the programme and click to see her talk at 19.40-19.50): Professor Virpi Lummaa: The mysteries of ageing (Brussels 21 March 2017)
Myanmar 2017: Successful field work with the elephantsApril 7, 2017
Research group worked in the field and collected lots of data in Kawlin and Katha elephant camps in Myanmar. Challenging conditions but travelling with a tough bunch of awesome people!
PhD students Jennie and Carly at the primary schoolDecember 8, 2016
What on earth do elephant scientists do? Kids in the International School of Turku had a special day in November when they got a glimpse to researcher’s world. The kids had a chance to study elephant’s parasites with PhD students Jennie Crawley and Carly Lynsdale who demonstrated some biological research and lab methods. Kids were … Read More