Jaap Sinninghe Damsté wins Heineken prize for academic oeuvre
The Royal Netherlands Academy for Arts and Sciences (KNAW) in Amsterdam has announced that Professor Jaap Sinninghe Damsté has been awarded the Heineken Prize for Environmental Sciences. | read more
Darwin Christmas lecture by Louise Vet now online
If you were unable to attend last December’s Darwin Christmas lecture or would like to hear it again, you can view it online
Over 50 million euros for research on microbes and climate
Two Dutch research teams, comprising many Darwin Center affiliates, have been awarded the prestigious Gravitation grant, to set up
long-term and large-scale research programmes. | read more
Sponge feces as the driving force behind tropical coral reefs
How can coral reefs survive in nutrient-poor tropical waters, like an oasis in a marine desert?
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Tiny plankton could have big impact on climate
As the climate changes and oceans’ acidity increases, tiny plankton seem set to succeed. An international researchteam has found that the smallest plankton groups thrive under elevated carbon dioxide (CO2
) levels. | read more
Second ERC Advanced grant for Mike jettenThe European Research Council (ERC) has awarded a second prestigious €2.5 million grant to Professor Mike Jetten.
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