Our PhD. students Tomáš Kadlec and Martin Hejda co-authored the article Spontaneous succession in limestone quarries as an effective restoration tool for endangered arthropods and plants published in Journal of Applied Ecology (IF = 4,56) and selected as Editor's Choice of the February 2010 issue. More information is available on the journal site.
Paper of our PhD. student Martin Hejda, written together with Petr Pyšek and Vojtěch Jarošík, Impact of invasive plants on the species richness, diversity and composition of invaded communities has been one of the 10 Top-read papers of 2009 in the prestigious journal Journal of Ecology.
|8 – 10 September 2009
David Storch a Lukáš Kratochvíl gave invited lectures at the important international conference British Ecological Society Annual Meeting, organized at the University of Hertfordshire. David Storch gave a talk "Metabolic theory of diversity?", Lukáš Kratochvíl spoke about "Mutual relationships of life-history traits: unifying the control by metabolic rate and role of constraints".
|1 – 5 September2009
Petr Pyšek gave an invited plenary lecture at the 2nd European Congress of Conservation Biology, Conservation biology and beyond: from science to practice, held in Prague, on the topic "Plant invasions in protected areas: a conservation challenge?".
|23 – 27 September 2009
Petr Pyšek gave an invited plenary lecture on EMAPi 10 in Stellenbosch (South Africa) on the topic "There’s no place like abroad: Alien plants in Europe".
|12 – 14 November 2008
Petr Pyšek gave an invited keynote lecture on Fifty years of invasion ecology – the legacy of Charles Elton, DST-NRF Centre of Excelence for Invasion Biology at Stellenbosch University (South Africa) about "Plant invasions in Europe: towards a synthesis".