The Variable Light and Atmosphere Laboratory Launch

At the beginning of February, we celebrated the launch of the Variable Atmosphere and Light (VAL) Laboratory at the Trinity Technology and Enterprise Centre in Dublin.

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Are plants Ecosystem Engineers?

In the frosty early days of January, Dr. Will Matthaeus went to Prague to deliver a talk in the Ecosystem Engineering Symposium organized by Kate Lyons and Amelia Villaseñor at the 11th Biennial…

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Members of the Terraform team take part in the first Irish Paleo Forum (IPF) in Cork

On January 18th, our lab joined fellow Irish paleontologists for the first Irish Paleo Forum (IPF) meeting at University College Cork. The organisation of the IPF was proposed by Prof. Maria…

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How to bring extinct plants ‘Back to Life’ – publication by Will Matthaeus and Jenny McElwain

An obvious question to many might be “why study plant fossils?” Of course, some people just think they are amazing on their own. But there are ways that plant fossils can help us understand how…

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Workshop held at the Botany Lecture Theatre on Overcoming Barriers to Fen Restoration

On October 25th, a workshop on “Overcoming Barriers to Fen Restoration” took place at Trinity College Dublin’s Botany Department. The event was organised by Sate Ahmad and Adam Bates, as part of the…

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Dr Richard Nair awarded SFI-Royal Society University research fellowship

Root Dynamics for Ecosystem Observation is a SFI-Royal Society University research fellowship awarded to Dr Richard Nair. RODEO is an 8-year project where Richard and the interdisciplinary RODEO team…

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