Marine animal ecology (MAE) studies how marine animals adapt in response to a changing environment. Our research is focused on different organismal levels, from eco-physiology, early life-stage development, population genomics, up to whole ecological community responses. We subsequently apply our research to gain an understanding of the consequences of anthropogenic activities to ecosystem services and conservation management.
Students can participate in the research projects of MAE. Furthermore, on this page you can find additional information about specific student projects. See below for examples:
Are you interested in the potential of marine lakes as natural laboratories?
We are looking for MSc students to work on various projects available within the marine lakes project. Topics include DNA-barcoding, morphometrics, sponge and mollusc identification, fish morphology, community assembly, GIS and conservation. Limited fieldwork opportunities are available as well. Click here for more info.
The Marine Animal Ecology group (MAE) is part of the cluster Biology and Aquatic Resilience.