Department of Population Ecology

Dina in ‘t Zandt from our department is the WINNER of the 2021 Harper Prize

We proudly announce Dina in ‘t Zandt from our department was awarded with the 2021 Harper Prize, annual award of Journal of Exology for early career researchers for her  article, ‘Species abundance fluctuations over 31 years are associated with plant–soil...

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Postdoc research position in PLANT-SOIL INTERACTIONS

We are looking for a motivated postdoctoral researcher interested in joining our ongoing projects on plant-soil feedback (PSF). The position may start as soon as possible and will last at least until 31st December 2023. Multiple possibilities to extend are...

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Life for Minuartia selected as one of the 12 finalists for the LIFE Awards 2022!

Life for Minuartia, project of Hana Pánková from our department, was selected as one of the 12 finalists for the LIFE Awards 2022! Congratulations! If you want to learn more about the project, check https://www.ibot.cas.cz/popekol/language/en/?projects=life-for-minuartia. Within this project several researches...

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We offer short-term stays dealing with issues of plant conservation for current or finished PhD students

Our Department is offering internships for 3-6 months for current or recently finished (up to 8 years) PhD students interested in plant species conservation. For more info see FULL ADVERTISEMENT.

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We offer a postdoc research position at our department with the aim to extend to a long-term project

Department of Population Ecology, Institute of Botany of the Czech Academy of Sciences is offering a postdoctoral research position with the aim to extend to a long-term project. The successful candidate is encouraged to focus on a topic of his/her...

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Phylogeography of the East Eurasian Flora (Special Issue in Plants journal edited by Igor Bartish)

Igor Bartish from our department is editting Special Issue in Plants journal: Climatic changes in the Pleistocene have been associated with spectacular range shifts and adaptive processes in plant populations. Expansion and fragmentation of species ranges, reshuffling of population structure,...

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Our Department got 3 new projects funded by Czech Science Foundation, which will run 2020-2022!!!

Adaptive transgenerational plasticity in response to novel climate: from individuals to communities, from sexuals to asexuals. – Main applicant Vít Latzel. Plant functional traits as factors explaining intra- and inter-specific plant-soil feedback across species and genotypes. – Main applicant Zuzana Münzbergová....

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New postdoc position at our department

One-year open postdoctoral research position in Population Ecology with the aim to extend to a long-term project on a topic of applicant’s choice (the research should fit into the topics of the Department including: Biotic interactions; Species adaptation to climate change; Ecological epigenetics; Conservation...

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POPEKOL is on Twitter

Department of Population Ecology of the Institute of Botany of the Czech Academy of Sciences is finally on Twitter! We are going to tweet news from our labs as well as cool stuff of colleagues. Stay tuned 🙂 @PopEcolIBOT

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We are organizing Popbio 2020 conference

We organize 33rd Conference of the Plant Population Biology Section of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland (GfÖ), which will be held in the city center of Prague, Czech Republic, from 21st to 23rd May 2020. The conference...

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Anna Aldorfová defended her PhD thesis

Anna Aldorfová from our Department successfully defended her PhD thesis on Interaction of plants and soil and other factors affecting plant invasiveness on September 19th, 2019. Congratulation!  

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