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MSc thesis opportunity on Food Quality and Ecosystem Functioning at Uni Koblenz-Landau

We are offering a thesis to investigate which food quality descriptor is the best to explain changes in ecosystem functioning under stress. The thesis will be supervised jointly by our working groups Functional Aquatic Ecotoxicology and Ecosystem Resilience.

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SETAC SciCon: Spotlight on our presentations (Part 3)

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.

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BSc or MSc theses on pesticide sensitivity of aquatic fungi at Uni Koblenz-Landau

We are looking for a student interested in a BSc or MSc project on the topic “Improving effect projection: sensitivity of aquatic hyphomycetes to pesticide exposure” to join our working group “Functional Aquatic Ecotoxicology”.

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Can we use an American leaf shredder to assess sediment-associated metal risks in Europe?

In this post, Jochen Zubrod reports on their recently published paper “Is Hyalella azteca a suitable model leaf-shredding benthic crustacean for testing the toxicity of sediment-associated metals in Europe?”.

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New Project: Relationship between biodiversity and functions under stress

In this post, Mirco Bundschuh talks about a recently granted DFG-project “The relevance of the BIOdiversity TO FUNction relationship in heterotrophic aquatic systems under stress” with the unusual acronym “BIO2FUN”.

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