We welcome Ismail Bekar as a new PhD student in the Forest Ecology Group! Ismail studied Biology at Hacettepe University in Ankara, Turkey where he graduated in 2016 with a master thesis entitled "The role of anthropogenic and natural factors in shaping recent fire regimes in Mediterranean ecosystems". He got Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship in 2016 and at the moment he is working on fire ecology and modelling.
Welcome, Michaela Voleková
We welcome Michaela Voleková as a new PhD student in the Forest Ecology Group! Michaela Voleková studied Forestry at the Technical University in Zvolen, Slovakia where she graduated in 2015 with a master thesis entitled “Genetic diversity of fir populations of the complex Abies cephalonica”. After her internship at the Population Genetics Group, Technical University Munich, Germany she is working on tree mortality modelling.