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Google Research Blog features Map of Life and Jetz Lab research
January 8, 2015
A new Google Research Blog, posted to ca. 1M subscribers, features a pre-relase of new Map of Life functionality addressing species conservation. Check it out here.
New VertLife project will sprout a forest of family trees
September 19, 2014
A Yale-led effort to bring “big data” to the study of biodiversity has received a $2.5 million boost, courtesy of the National Science Foundation. The grant is part of a...
Deploying lightweight GPS tags on hornbills in East Africa
September 19, 2014
Walter Jetz, KT Mertes, Ben Carlson, and Gwen Antell recently returned from field work at Mpala Research Centre in Laikipia, Kenya. The team tackled several field priorities...
Ignacio Quintero awarded SSB Research Award
August 31, 2014
2nd Year Graduate Student Ignacio Quintero has been awarded a Graduate Student Research Award from the Society of Systematic Biologists. Congrats, Ignacio!
Marta Jarzyna awarded YCEI Fellowship, joining group in Fall 2014
August 31, 2014
Marta Jarzyna has been awarded a YCEI Postdoctoral Fellowship to work on ‘Impacts of Climate Change on Functional and Phylogenetic Vertebrate Assemblage Structure’.  Marta...
New paper assessing the distribution and conservation of evolutionary distinctness in birds
April 10, 2014
Covered by Wired Magazin, New Scientist, BBC, Guardian etc. See examples of press coverage here And check out associated Map of Life tools here.
Ignacio Quintero awarded NSF Graduate Fellowship
April 1, 2014
Jetz Lab student Ignacio Quintero has won a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The NSF’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) ...

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