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RESEARCH HONOR: Coverdale receives ESA Graduate Student Policy Award

April 3, 2017 ・ Office of Communications

Graduate student Tyler Coverdale, participant in PEI’s Grand Challenge Program, one of six nationwide to receive a Graduate Student Policy Award from The Ecological Society of America.

In African ‘Fairy Circles,’ a Template for Nature’s Many Patterns

January 19, 2017 ・ Morgan Kelly, Office of Communications

Scientists have long debated how landscape-scale plant patterns such as the famous “fairy circles” of Namibia form and persist.

PEI Awards $840,000 for Innovative Research, Teaching, and Mentorship in Water and the Environment

June 13, 2016 ・ Molly Sharlach for the Princeton Environmental Institute

The Princeton Environmental Institute has awarded a total of $840,000 to support seven original research projects which will become the nucleus of a new Grand Challenges cooperative focused on environmental issues associated with physical, chemical, and biological aspects of oceans…

Understanding Animal Coexistence With a Little Dung and a Lot of DNA

November 30, 2015 ・ Igor Heifetz

Princeton University researchers deployed a new tool to help solve an old ecological puzzle: How can multiple animals coexist while eating the same resources?

Termites Can Aid in Keeping Desertification at Bay

Termites Can Aid in Keeping Desertification at Bay

May 18, 2015 ・ Igor Heifetz

Termites can keep desertification at bay by adding nutrients and helping water infiltrate soil, but the vegetation patterns that result can be confusing.

S.O.S. sign written in beach sand near beach waves hahaha

Faculty Honor: Pringle Named ESA Early Career Fellow for Contributions to Ecology

May 5, 2015 ・ Holly P. Welles

Robert Pringle, an assistant professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, was named one of nine Early Career Fellows nationwide by the Ecological Society of America (ESA). Fellows are elected by ESA members, and the five-year fellowships recognize early-career researchers for their…

Tiny Termites Can Hold Back Deserts by Creating Oases of Plant Life

February 5, 2015 ・ Morgan Kelly, Office of Communications