Seminars in ecology, evolution, and behaviour

Fall term 2010

from 28 September to 16 December 2010

every Tuesday, 12.00-13.00, (exception Thursday 25 Nov. & Thursday 16 Dec.)

room B103


This seminar series is organised by the research groups in Evolutionary Entomology, Chemical Ecology, Evolutionary Botany, and Eco-Ethology. It will be attended by scientists, postdocs, PhD-, and master students, and it will cover a broad range of research topics (within the framework of the inviting research groups). The invited speakers (from other Swiss universities and from abroad) will present selected subjects of their current research. This seminar series offers the opportunity to hear about and discuss ongoing work in ecology, evolution and behavioural sciences, and to meet nationally and internationally known scientists.

content and speakers

see detailed program

how to get credit point?

1) Register by sending an e-mail to Dr Christian Parisod (christian.parisod (at) unine.ch)

2) You should attend at least 9 (out of 14) talks. Ask the organizer to sign the seminar attendance form.
     You are expected to participate actively during the discussion after the talks.

3) To document your participation, choose three talks where you alternatively:

  • ask a question and summarize the answer given by the speaker
  • summarize the main points in the talk.
    Provide no more than one A4 page per seminar

general information

Dates:  every Tuesday from  28 September to 16 December 2010  (exceptions see program)

Schedule: 12.00 - 13.00

Location: Université de Neuchâtel, Faculté des sciences, UniMail, B 103

Credit points: 1.0 credit point (Scientific)

Evaluation: Active participation including personal work as described

Information: Please contact Dr. Christian Parisod [christian.parisod (at) unine.ch]

Travel expenses: participants of the doctoral program are eligible for reimbursement of incurred travel expenses by train (half-fare card, and 2nd class). Please send the original tickets (no copies, except for the general abonnement) with the reimbursement form  to Dr. Christiane Bobillier.  No reimbursement for bus, taxi or car travel expenses will be paid.