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
Vérane talked about Myanmar Timber elephants to school children in TurkuOctober 3, 2016
Dr. Vérane Berger talked about Myanmar Timber elephants to children of the Bilingual (French-Finnish) Primary School Vähä-Heikkilä in Turku, Finland. We thank Taina Järvi the teacher and Annaleena for having organised this nice morning!
Zoological Society of London presents professor Virpi Lummaa with the Scientific Medal!June 23, 2016
Zoologigal Society of London: Virpi Lummaa is an outstanding evolutionary biologist and her work has led to significant advances in our understanding of the ecological causes and evolutionary consequences of variation in reproductive success and longevity. Her research on humans, based on detailed pedigrees, and birth and death records, revealed the selection pressures shaping life … Read More