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El análisis de los pelos de los mamíferos revela la historia oculta de los bosques

Un equipo científico de España, Polonia y Canadá analiza los cambios en la composición de isótopos estables presentes en los pelos, que actúan como “marcadores” que revelan las condiciones...

El Laboratorio de Isótopos Estable busca personal técnico de apoyo

La duración del contrato es de 3 años. El plazo de solicitud se cierra el 14 de diciembre. Consulta los requisitos.

Last weeks’ rains flood only 1.8 % of the Doñana marshes

These values are slightly below average for these dates. The areas with the greatest flooding are El Rocío and los Sotos.
The recovery of the Santa Olalla lagoon is slow, with only 9,6% of its...

New Kenyan volcano toad species reveals hidden evolution of African amphibians

Its genetic and morphological differences from other known toad species have led to its recognition at the genus level

The new species’ presence suggests we may need to rethink the...

Darwin’s finches are not completely adapted to their environment

Almost two decades of scientific research in the Galapagos Islands concludes that a diverse landscape favours the evolution and persistence of different species of Darwin's finches. The...

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Start of selection procedure for new EBD Director

On June 20, the EBD Institutional Board approved the beginning of the selection process for a new director of the Doñana Biological Station (EBD-CSIC). Directors of CSIC institutes and centers undergoes a new selection process every 4 years. Following the CSIC regulations, the first phase of the selection process consists of the presentation of candidats, which will end on September 30. Then, at the Institutional Board (proposed to be held on Octubre 2) the applications will certified and the Scientific Board will be convened for their presentation and discussion. The Scientific Board will pass its report, the result of their debate, to the Institucional Board, which will then draw up its own report, taking into account the opinion of the heads of the research groups and departments and of the heads of the technical and administrative units. The complete dossier, including for each candidacy the letter of presentation, curriculum vitae, management project, endorsements received and reports from both Boards, will be sent by the secretariat of the Institucional Board to UCAT, to be submitted to the CSIC Scientific Advisory Committee for its report. The Scientific Advisory Committee will transmit to the Presidency its reasoned proposal or, as the case may be, the absence of suitable candidates. Finally, the Presidency, in view of the proposal and the previous reports, as well as possible interviews held with the candidates, the intervention -if considered pertinent- of the Institute's External Scientific Advisory Committee and any other considerations it deems appropriate, will decide on the appointment. The process is expected to be completed by mid-December.