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Restoring the Forest Microbiome

Restoring the Forest Microbiome

Colin's research focus is ecosystem ecology. He is especially interested and an expert in soil microbiomes and fungi! By: Colin Averill, Postdoc and Ambizione Research Fellow at Crowther Lab We are wi...

Covid-19 and the environment: causes and consequences

Covid-19 and the environment: causes and consequences

By Crowther Lab In recent months, we’ve been asked many questions about Covid-19 and the environment. This Q&A is a brief review of what experts are saying – from science to policy.  Several ...

The Power of Maps

The Power of Maps

Our remote-sensing expert Devin speaks about his fascination with maps(-making) and the power they have in shaping and changing our worldviews.

The Speaker from ETH Zurich has the Floor – Crowther Lab goes to the G20

The Speaker from ETH Zurich has the Floor – Crowther Lab goes to the G20

Justin recounts his experience at the G20 climate working group meetings and highlights the importance of science engaging with policymakers

Paper in a Day, or how to make the most of our interdisciplinary team

Paper in a Day, or how to make the most of our interdisciplinary team

Nina reflects upon the benefits of interdisciplinary teamwork and writing up her first paper on mapping soil nitrogen.

Interview with the 5 nominees of the Climathon Cities Award 2019

Interview with the 5 nominees of the Climathon Cities Award 2019

What motivated your city to participate in the inaugural Climathon Cities Award?  Dublin City Council engaged in the 2019 Climathon held by Trinity College Dublin. The council engaged with various st...

Smells Like Team Spirit

Smells Like Team Spirit

I joined the Crowther Lab about 18 months ago, after arguing with Tom Crowther for about 3 days about why he definitely DID NOT want to hire me. I was a civilian after all, a non-academic, with zero ...