In this post, Ralf B. Schäfer talks about the new project RESIST which investigates the effects of multiple stressors on stream food webs and ecosystem functioning.Continue reading
The Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag) and ETH Zürich jointly offer a PhD position in ecological modelling of processes that affect community assembly and the occurrence of stream macroinvertebrates.Continue reading
Our research at University of Koblenz-Landau is going virtual at SETAC SciCon! In this three-part blog series, we highlight several poster and platform presentations of our researchers: Today, find out what Ralf. B. Schäfer, Alexander Feckler, and Eric Bollinger have planned for the conference.Continue reading
University of Bayreuth is offering a PhD position to investigate biological effects of microplastics from biodegradable plastics in freshwater invertebrates.Continue reading
University of Lorraine is offering an internship or MSc thesis to compare the reactivity of immune system cells of invertebrates and vertebrates vis-à-vis pesticides.Continue reading
In this post, Ralf B. Schäfer talks about his recently published paper in which he discusses the overall evidence of effects on stream invertebrates based on studies from the last decades and future research avenues.Continue reading
University of Namur in Belgium is offering a PostDoc position in theoretical community ecology.Continue reading
In this post, Mirco Bundschuh talks about a recently published open access paper entitled “Microbially-mediated indirect effects of silver nanoparticles on aquatic invertebrates”.
We are offering a master thesis investigating ecotoxicological responses of aquatic invertebrates to wastewater treated with different technologies.
Are sublethal responses of individual shredding invertebrates indicative for changes in ecosystem function? Investigate this question in a bachelor or master thesis using “in situ” bioassays in streams within the vicinity of Landau.