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Welcome on the website of the Master program Conservation Biology, with specialization in Behavioural Ecology and Wildlife Management (BEWM) of the Université de Bourgogne-Franche Comté, France. Supported by the Programme Investissements d’Avenir, this new degree offers an innovative set of theoretical and practical courses, at the interface between Behavioural Ecology and Conservation Biology. You will find on this website all the relevant information about the content of the different courses, rules for registration, the organisation and implementation of courses, field trips, various events proposed to students, etc. Regularly updated, this website will allow you to follow the latest developments in our master program.

PhD defense of Alice Charalabidis

Alice Charalabidis will defend her PhD thesis, wednesday 6th December, 15:30PM, amphi Mariotte "Effect of inter-individual variability and intraguild interferences on the foraging strategies of seed-eating carabid species" carried out under the supervision of David...

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PhD defense of Julien Dhinaut

Julien Dhinaut will defend his PhD thesis, Wednesday 6th December 14:40PM, Amphi Billet "Écologie évolutive du priming immunitaire chez le ténébrion meunier, Tenebrio molitor" Résumé: Il est maintenant connu que de nombreux invertébrés peuvent moduler leur réponse...

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Seminar by Aurélie Khimoun

"Vulnerability of species to habitat fragmentation and landscape influence on population connectivity" - Aurélie Khimoun, university of Burgundy - Friday 17th November 2017 at 11AM, amphi Monge Abstract (French): a fragmentation des habitats est une des principales...

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Seminar by Andy Higginson

"Conservation ecology and the theory of games" - Andy Higginson, University of Exeter, UK - Thursday 7 December 2017, amphi Monge Understanding the causes of the structure and dynamics of food webs is crucial for developing policies to halt the loss of biodiversity. I...

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Seminar by Nina Dehnhard

"How does environmental variability affect foraging behaviour and life history traits in Southern Ocean Seabirds?" - Nina Dehnhard, university of Antwerp, Belgium - Friday 1st December, 11AM, amphi Monge Dr Nina Dehnhard Post-doctoral fellow University of Antwerp,...

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Agro-ecology seminar

"Quantify, test, explain: what does p-value mean in statistics ?" - Isabelle Drouet, université Paris-Sorbonne - friday 20th october 2017 à 11h, conference room, INRA Dijon Conference in french : l’analyse des données et ce qu’elles disent des hypothèses testées....

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Seminar by Franck Courchamp

"Invasions de fourmis et changement climatique" - Franck Courchamp, CNRS Paris XI - 17 nov. 2017, 11h, amphi Monge. Franck Courchamp is Director of Research at the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS). He works at University Paris XI, where he leads a...

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Seminar, Patrick Duncan

"Large herbivores as 'ecosystem engineers' – management of their densities for the conservation of biodiversity" - Patrick Duncan, CNRS-Univ. of La Rochelle Chizé Lab - Friday 29th september 2017, 11AM, Monge Summary - Extinctions of biodiversity have been...

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