Archive for September, 2015

Discover Life - Friday 25th September 2015

Discover Life – Friday 25th September 2015

By EcoEvo@TCD | News

On Friday September 25, the School of Natural Sciences and Trinity Centre for Biodiversity Research will present Discover Life! in the Zoology and Botany buildings at Trinity College Dublin. Come and see how researchers are trying to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems and get a highlight of a large variety of internationally recognized research projects! In the Botany Department ask us about how we are trying to fight biodiversity loss, search for new species and reduce future world hunger. Check out what bees and pond beasties look like up close; find out what happens [&hellip

The Skeleton in the Closet

The Skeleton in the Closet

By EcoEvo@TCD | News, Research

After a few ups and downs, everything you always wanted to know about the effect of missing data on recovering topology using a Total Evidence approach is now available online (Open Access)! This paper also treats many different questions that people might be interested in (Bayesian vs. ML; how to compare tree topologies; comparing entire distributions, not only their means and variance; and many more!) but I’ll leave it to you to discover it… Back on track, more than one an a half CPU centuries of calculation ago, Natalie and myself wanted to build a Total Evidence tip-dated [&hellip

Vote for us in the blog awards!

Vote for us in the blog awards!

By EcoEvo@TCD | News

Our blog has been shortlisted for Best Education & Science Blog at the Irish blog awards. Public votes will represent 30% of overall score for this round of judging. So please, vote here if you enjoyed reading our posts over the past year. Author EcoEvo@TCD Photo credit http://noma-cdn.s3.amazonaws.com/content/Vote_Riso.jpg