News & Updates

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...

Announcing the 2016 YIBS Doctoral Grant Recipients!

May 12, 2016
Congratulations to the recipients of the 2016 YIBS Doctoral Pilot and Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Awards! Twenty-two doctoral students from the Schools of Forestry...

YIBS Research Spotlight: Dr. Peter Cowman, former Donnelley Postdoc

May 9, 2016
Curious about the type of research that goes on at YIBS? Check out our newest YIBS Research Spotlight on former Donnelley Postdoctoral Environmental Fellow Peter Cowman. Dr....