Earth and Environment

Environment - Nov 20, 2019
Researchers from KU Leuven have discovered that the presence of yeasts can alter the chemical composition and thus the nutritional value of nectar for pollinators such as bees. The study discoveredáthat yeasts can even boost bee health and colony fitness. "Research into the role of microbes in our ecosystem is of vital importance to safeguard bees." It is not widely known that pollen and floral nectar contain yeasts.
Environment - Aug 19, 2019

A new study shows that in multiple animal species climate change causes changes in the life cycle, e.g. the timing of the egg hatching, or adaptations in their morphology, e.g. body size.

Environment - Jun 12, 2019

A new study finds that climate has affected the risk of armed conflict. Though other drivers of violence were found to be substantially more influential, as global temperatures continue to rise, the changing climate is expected to further amplify the risk of conflict.

Environment - Aug 8, 2019

32░C. This summer saw the highest temperature ever recorded in southern Alaska.

Environment - May 13, 2019

WeChangeForLife: 256 researchers, specialists in issues related to environmental degradation, have changed their habits for the planet Why? Scientists have a duty to set an example : they must act according to their knowledge and what they know is right and show that it is possible.

Currently 22 jobs in fields Environment, Earth Sciences, Palaeontology.
Selected Jobs
Computer Science/Telecom - 15.01
PhD Candidate University of Ghent
Earth Sciences - 10.01
Postdoctoral researcher University of Ghent
Psychology - 10.01
Post-doctoral researcher in behavioral science Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven (KU Leuven)
Environment - 09.01
Postdoctoraal Onderzoeker Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven (KU Leuven)
Earth Sciences - 18.12.2019
Junior Professor in Architectuur, erfgoed en het digitale domein Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven (KU Leuven)
Environment - 10.12.2019
PhD Positions on Energy Systems Modeling Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven (KU Leuven)
Environment - 10.12.2019
Post-Doc Position on Energy Systems Modeling Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven (KU Leuven)
Computer Science/Telecom - 29.11.2019
Postdoctoral researcher: satellite-based hydrological data assimilation Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven (KU Leuven)

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