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Avian Ecology and Evolution

Prof. dr. Luc Lens

  • Study of forest complexity as driver of stress-mediated pathogen dynamics
  • Mechanistic study of avian distribution ranges and invasion success
  • Eco-evolutionary studies on Afrotropical forest birds
  • Life-history studies on migratory, colonial-breeding gulls
  • Eco-devo studies on cognition and links to behaviour and fitness
  • Conservation ecology of vulnerable or data-poor species

Spatial Ecology and Evolution

Prof. dr. Dries Bonte

  • Movement ecology & evolution
  • Eco-Evolutionary dynamics in space
  • Community ecology & evolution
  • Ecological restoration and biological conservation