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Congratulations Miranda Lede for defending her thesis on the influence of climate and phenology on solitary bees

Yesterday, Miranda Lede defended her undergraduate (licenciatura) thesis at the Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences of the National University of Cuyo. Miranda was interested in how climate and mismatches in the timing (phenology) of flowering and bee nesting influenced

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Rosario Miranda defended her undergraduate thesis on the role of aggressive behavior on the structure of plant-pollinator networks

This morning Rosario Miranda defended her undergraduate (licenciatura) thesis at the Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences of the National University of Cuyo. For this project she used mathematical models and computer simulations to explore how the presence of species

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New doctor in the group: Alisa (Lisi) Álvarez successfully defended her thesis

Alisa (Lisi) Álvarez defended today her doctoral thesis, an ecological study of plant invasions in mountain ecosystems of Mendoza. Congratulations Lisi for an outstanding study with important practical implications! Lisi’s thesis combines observational and experimental studies to assess the effect

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End-of-year group gathering

As we try to do every December, yesterday we had our end-of-year get-together. We had a fun time in a pot luck dinner which included lots of home-made food, drinks, and even some dancing. A nice way to wrap up

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Congratulations Benjamin Schwarz for a successful Ph.D. defense!

Earlier this month, Benjamin Schwarz defended his Ph.D. thesis at the University of Freiburg, Germany. Benjamin’s thesis focused on the temporal dynamics of plant-pollinator networks, with a nice combination of literature synthesis and field observational and experimental work. He was

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Yamila Leguizamón defended her thesis on the impacts of honeybees on native bee diversity

Yamila defended today her undergraduate (licenciatura) thesis at the Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences of the National University of Cuyo. She studied the impacts of managed honeybees on the abundance, diversity and composition of native bees in Villavicencio Nature

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Beca doctoral en ecología de abejas e interacciones planta-animal

See English version below Tema: Estudiar los determinantes de la variación geográfica y temporal en las poblaciones de abejas solitarias nativas y las redes de interacciones ecológicas entre estas abejas, plantas y parasitoides en el Desierto del Monte de Argentina.

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Congratulations Micaela Santos for defending her Ph.D. thesis!

Micaela Santos successfully defended her Ph.D. thesis through videoconference. She studied the consequences of habitat loss and fragmentation on plant-insect herbivore-parasitoid food webs in a dryland landscape. Her research allows understanding how habitat connectivity and area influence interaction diversity and

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María Pascual Tudanca defended her thesis on the impacts of honeybees on native plants

This morning María defended her undergraduate (licenciatura) thesis at the Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences of the National University of Cuyo. María studied the impacts of managed honeybees on pollination and plant reproduction of two native shrubs, Larrea divaricata

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