Projects for Master students

Students interested in doing a Master project (Masteroppgave) related to insects are very welcome.

Some possible projects are listed below. Alternative projects are easy to design to meet student's specific interests. New opportunities pop up all the time. This year we are starting a major collaboration with the University of Dar es Salaam. One can get involved in research on Tanzanian insects.

Project theme 1. Ecological niche modeling as a tool for predicting species distribution and evaluating the status of endangered and threatened species. Download as PDF.

Project theme 2. Taxonomic revisions of poorly known groups of insects—your contribution to describing the planet’s unknown biodiversity and recovering the Tree of Life. Download as PDF.

Project theme 3. DNA barcoding of insects as a tool for discovering of unknown biodiversity, getting insight into speciation processes, phylogeographic analyses and… …much more. Download as PDF.


Last updated: July 25, 2010.

Published Nov. 20, 2014 10:19 AM