Lab News

Map of Life and The Field Museum win MacArthur Foundation grant


Wed, 09/14/2016
YaleNews

The Yale-led Map of Life project and The Field Museum in Chicago have won a $300,000 MacArthur Foundation grant to support conservation decisions in South America. The two institutions will...

New Yale Center for Biodiversity and Global Change, directed by Walter Jetz


Fri, 08/12/2016

The new Yale Center for Biodiversity and Global Change, directed by Walter Jetz, has been approved. The Center will build and thematically expand on the successful Yale Program on Spatial...

Lab postdoc Carsten Meyer awarded $1 million Freigeist Fellowship


Fri, 08/05/2016

Congratulations to Lab postdoc Carsten Meyer for winning a $1 Million Freigeist Fellowship! The award by the Volkswagen Stiftung will enable Carsten to set up his own research group at the...

New study identifies species-level biases in spatial data gaps


Sat, 06/18/2016

A new Map of Life associated study now online in GEB and led by Carsten Meyer quantifies the substantial...

New paper in TREE: Detecting the multiple facets of biodiversity


Wed, 05/18/2016

An opinion piece by postdoc Marta Jarzyna and Walter Jetz on the pitfalls of ignoring imperfect detection of species in studies of functional and phylogenetic diversity was published in Trend in...