University of Gothenburg
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Research topics include questions about relationship between species and why a certain species is found at a certain location.

Research topics

At the department, we study diverse eukaryotic organisms such as birds, worms, flowering plants, fungi, and many other groups. In many cases, questions are similar regardless of the organism ,and researchers collaborate closely.

Under each heading, we have listed the researchers involved, with links to contact information and possible additional group or project pages.

Bengt Oxelman (professor)

Roger Eriksson (researcher)

Christine Bacon (lecturer)

Alexandre Antonelli (professor, director of science Kew Gardens, England)

Mari Källersjö (adjunkt professor, Gothenburg botanical garden)

Urban Olsson (professor) - especially birds

Christer Erséus (senior professor) - especially worms

Sören Faurby (lecturer)

Ellen Larsson (principal curator)

Henrik Nilsson (lektor)

Allison Perrigo (director GGBC)

Christine Bacon (lecturer)

Sören Faurby (lecturer)

Alexandre Antonelli (professor, director of science Kew Gardens, England)

Read more about our research

Most of the research within systematics are found under the main research area systematics & biodiversity