The Applied Module at External Organizations (AMEO) is an 8-week internship taking place during the 2nd semester of the MSc Ecotoxicology program. Teresa and Harshada completed their AMEO at Mesocosm GmbH, a company that is specialized in higher-tier and non-standard tests. In this post, they report on their experience in conducting a macrophyte ring test.
The Department of Biology and Aquatic Ecotoxicology of University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE) is currently hiring a scientific assistant to investigate the input of contaminants via separate systems and their effects in flowing waters.
The scientific consulting company Rifcon in Hirschberg is hiring an Ecological Modeller for their “Population Modelling and Statistics” team.
In this post, Alexander Feckler talks about their recently published paper “History matters: heterotrophic microbial community structure and function adapt to multiple stressors”.
The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) in Uppsala is seeking a PhD student to work in environmental assessment with a focus on stream ecology within the Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment.
In this post, Kathrin Theissinger and Carsten Brühl inform about their recent paper “Amphibian population genetics in agricultural landscapes: does viniculture drive the population structuring of the European common frog (Rana temporaria)?”.
The Department of Aquatic Ecotoxicology at Goethe University Frankfurt am Main is looking for a PhD student investigating freshwater and marine microplastics in the project “PLAWES: Plastics in the model system Weser-Wadden Sea”.
The world becomes more and more international. At the STAIR event, international students meet regional employers, learn about working conditions, and start an open-minded conversation about job chances and barriers in Germany.
In this post, Ralf Schäfer talks about their recently published paper “Assessing recovery of stream insects from pesticides using a two-patch metapopulation model”.
Jochen Zubrod provides his impressions on his visit at the 8th Meeting on Plant Litter Processing in Freshwaters (PLPF8) at the University of the Basque Country in Bilbao, Spain.