The year 2015 is over, time to look back. In this article, we present your top 15 posts of the last year.
Did you miss any of these?
15. New DFG-Project granted: Chemical landscape fragmentation
In this post, Kathrin Theissinger presented her recently granted project on the development of landscape ecological models for the effects of chemicals on amphibians in which a 3-year PhD position is available.
14. Poster on wild bee ring test participation presented at SETAC Europe Barcelona 2015
In this post, Carsten Brühl provided a poster on a wild bee ring test his group participated in.
13. AMEO #1: The ultimate greenhouse experience
For the “Applied Module at External Organizations” (AMEO) the 2nd semester Ecotox students complete an eight-week internship, either performed at an external university, governmental or industrial research institute to apply the competences achieved during their study. Several students used this opportunity to explore new places in Germany, others went out into the big, wide world. In this post, Verena Sesin told us about her internship at Environment Canada in Ottawa, Canada.
12. You are what you eat!
In this post, we talked about our paper “The relative importance of diet-related and waterborne effects of copper for a leaf-shredding invertebrate”.
11. Looking back #1
In this series of posts, alumni share their experiences gathered during their time in Landau. In this post: Waleed Mansour.
10. Visit of the Minister-President of Rhineland-Palatinate
Malu Dreyer, the Minister-President of Rhineland-Palatinate, visited the Campus Landau.
9. Merry Christmas!
The BlogTeam and all members of Landau’s Institute for Environmental Sciences wished you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
8. Looking back #3
In this post: Denise Kötter.
7. And the winners are….
The Welcome Center Landau had set a competition for the best depiction of experiences in the working world during the internship which is part of the master’s program in Ecotoxicology. The decision was not an easy one since all contributions included vivid descriptions and great photos of the internships. However, now the winners have been announced.
6. AMEO #3: Bees, bees, bees and wasps
In this post, Bianca Frombold told us about her internship at Innovative Environmental Services (IES) in Witterswil, Switzerland.
5. nEcotox on delegation trip to China
Dr. Frank Seitz and Dr. Ricki Rosenfeldt were, on behalf of the University, but as well as representatives of their spin-off company nEcoTox Consult, on a delegation trip in China. Along with Minister Eveline Lemke they visited different cities, where they had interesting discussions with university representatives, researchers and Chinese as well as German entrepreneurs.
4. AMEO #2: Diving into the aquatic world
In this post, Elena Adams told us about her internship at Bayer CropScience in Monheim, Germany.
3. Environmental impact of Bti used in mosquito control on food webs
In this post, Anna Kästel and Stefanie Allgeier talked about our recently finished outdoor mesocosm study dealing with the potential effects of Bacillus thurinigiensis israelensis (Bti) application on an exemplary wetland ecosystem.
2. Discovering principles of toxicology
All good things come in threes. Besides terrestrial and aquatic ecotoxicology, human toxicology also plays a role in the master’s program Ecotoxicology. The toxicology and pharmacology lab course covers three relevant principles of human toxicology. It provides both theoretical background and hands-on experience – featuring coffee drinkers, liver and mutagenicity detectives
1. What are you working on? Part I: Team “Functional Aquatic Ecotoxicology”
In this new series of posts, research teams/groups of Landau’s Institute of Environmental Sciences introduced their Ecotoxicology-related research. This time: the team “Functional Aquatic Ecotoxicology”
We look forward to providing you with equally exciting posts in 2016!
All the best!