News & Updates

Address from Mark Urban launches new YIBS Center for Biodiversity and Global Change

November 7, 2016
On Thursday evening, YIBS launched the Center for Biodiversity and Global Change with its first seminar. Mark Urban, MESc ’01 PhD ’06, Associate Professor in Ecology and...

New Program on the Evolution of Flower Form and Function (EF3)

October 5, 2016
YIBS’ new Program on the Evolution of Flower Form and Function (EF3) brings together diverse scientific disciplines to address the evolution of one of the most innovative and...

Nature Photography Workshop: understanding species through the lens

October 5, 2016
By Miranda Sinnott-Armstrong Beautiful photographs of the natural world not only inspire the next generation of nature lovers, but can also be useful for documenting species...
Tropical fish. Photo: Peter Cowman

The marine tropics: an important evolutionary engine

September 7, 2016
A new Global Ecology and Biogeography paper co-authored by former YIBS Donnelley Fellow Dr. Peter Cowman explores the role of tropical coral reefs in the evolutionary speed...

Sign up for YIBS' science communication workshop with Dr. Randy Olson

August 9, 2016
Registration is now open for our September 16th workshop on science communication with Dr. Randy Olson. Randy Olson is a scientist-turned-filmmaker and science communicator...

From Alaskan wildfires to Madagascan lemurs: Summer research at YIBS

July 19, 2016
Exploring summer environmental research at YIBS.  This May, YIBS awarded research funding to 31 Yale masters and Ph.D. students through our 2016 Small Grants Program. Our...

Solid to fluid: Sea ice dynamics with Bass Scholar Grae Worster

June 6, 2016
Summer field season is in full swing at Yale - stay tuned for updates from YIBS students and faculty in the field. In the meantime, explore the work of Spring 2016 Bass...