Coming from the UK it was somewhat of a surprise for me to learn that I had to write a second thesis in order to formally supervise PhD students in France! This summer I finally decided that I would set
After 4 great years and playing an active role in the story of the ECOFUN team and lab, Joana sadly has to leave for pastures new. Joana has now moved on to the ECOTRON facility in Montpelier and we hope
Elise Likiliki defended her MSc thesis “Acclimation and seasonal coupling of photosynthesis, respiration and carbonyl sulphide (COS) exchange in bryophytes”. Her findings highlight that, previously reported COS emissions in bryophytes are not ubiquitous in all species and change also seasonally. Her project defence
After 3.5 years within the EcoFun team, Joana has finally completed her PhD and will be pleased to defend her work with an oral presentation on the 6th of April, 2017 at 9am at the Inra campus amphitheater of “La Grande Ferrade” in Villenave d’Ornon. We
Elsa defended her PhD thesis entitled “Rôle joué par le potassium dans la réponse au déficit hydrique du maïs (Zea mays L.) : des mécanismes physiologiques au fonctionnement intégré du peuplement”. Her findings show a strong effect of K on wheat grain production
Noelia defended her thesis “Effects of ontogeny and water stress on stomatal regulation on different plant functional types”. Her findings highlight that carbon uptake per unit of water spent is lower on younger leaves on evergreen species with “expensive” long-lived
Juliette defended her MSc thesis “Linking digital image signals to the seasonal variations in photosynthetic pigments of different plant types”. Her project defence was awarded with “Félicitations” by the evaluating panel of the University of Nancy. Congratulations!