Prominent studies by NTU Institute of Oceanography research team published in “The ISME Journal” (2016.12)

Explore evolutionary forces underlying community assembly by tracking the strength of community-environment relationships at fine to broad taxonomic resolutions Hsiao-Pei Lu and Chih-hao Hsieh Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University Species is considered as the fundamental unit for ecological studies. Nevertheless, it is notable that living organisms are hierarchically organized: individuals can be classified into species, species into genera, genera into families, and so on. Previous studies on environmental assessments have found that the detected strength of community-environment relationships varies depending on the resolution of taxonomic classification, with the best…

Comments Off on Prominent studies by NTU Institute of Oceanography research team published in “The ISME Journal” (2016.12)

Faculty Positions – Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University

Faculty Positions – Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University           The Department of Chemistry at NTU commits itself to research excellence in all fields of chemistry. The Department invites applications for 1-2 full-time, open-rank faculty positions. Individuals working at all frontiers and in competitive research areas of chemistry will be considered. Organic chemists specializing in total synthesis and methodology development, and inorganic chemists specializing in organometallics or catalysis are highly encouraged to apply. Post-doctoral experience for more than one year is required.           Candidates should submit electronically a…

Comments Off on Faculty Positions – Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University

Faculty positions available at the Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University

Faculty positions available at the Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University The Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University (IONTU), invites applications for one to three faculty position(s), at the level of assistant professor or higher, starting on August 1, 2017. Applicants should hold a doctoral degree in research fields related to marine sciences, including physical oceanography, chemical oceanography, marine geology, marine biology or biological oceanography. Applicants should send (1) curriculum vitae (including publication list), (2) PDF reprints of up to three publications (published after June, 2013), (3) a proposal for…

Comments Off on Faculty positions available at the Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University

Prominent studies by NTU Department of Atmospheric Sciences research team published in prestigious journal “Nature Climate Change” (2016.5)

“How much does groundwater contribute to sea level rise?“ Min-Hui Lo Rising sea level is a threat to people who live near the coastal regions and in small islands; hence, accurately projecting rates of sea level rise is important, especially under climate changes. Recent assessments indicate that groundwater depletion (GWD) may become the most important positive terrestrial contribution. Future projections of increasing reliance on groundwater suggests that GWD will become the most important singular terrestrial contribution to sea level rise over the next 50 years, likely equal in magnitude to…

Comments Off on Prominent studies by NTU Department of Atmospheric Sciences research team published in prestigious journal “Nature Climate Change” (2016.5)

Prominent studies by NTU Institute of Oceanography research team published in prestigious journal “Ecology” (2016.5)

Fishing causes age/size truncation and drives marine fishes to aggregate in space, elevating ecosystem risk A population usually does not uniformly distribute in space. Previous studies have found that when a population is getting larger, the variance of the population abundance over a space (i.e., aggregation degree) will also be increasing. This mean-variance relationship is the well-known Taylor’s power law (V=aMb). The exponent b in Taylor’s power law is an indicator of the “aggregation potential” of a species. That is, for a population has a higher b, it will be…

Comments Off on Prominent studies by NTU Institute of Oceanography research team published in prestigious journal “Ecology” (2016.5)

2016/2017 CoS Students Internationalization Grant Winners

2016/2017院級外國研究生獎助學金獲獎公告 2016/2017 CoS Students Internationalization Grant Winners   姓名 NAME 獲獎內容 GRANT TYPE 中村雅明 MASAAKI NAKAMURA 第一類 TYPE 1 李妮 RINI RAVINDRANATH 第一類 TYPE 1   獲補助者請繳交以下文件至系辦: Awardees must submit these documents to your deparment office:   1. 外國人居留證影本(ARC) 1.  A Copy of ARC (Alien Residency Record)   2. 銀行存簿影本 2. A Copy of Bank Passbook     如有任何問題歡迎與各系所承辦人員或院辦陳孟琳小姐聯繫(TEL:3366-9810, menglinchen@ntu.edu.tw) If you have any doubts, please contact with your own department staff or Ms. Isalia Chen (TEL: 3366-9810, menglinchen@ntu.edu.tw)

Comments Off on 2016/2017 CoS Students Internationalization Grant Winners

Prominent studies by Associate Professor Cho-Ying Huang, Department of Geosciences, in collaboration with Academia Sinica published in prestigious journal “Science” (2016.3.25)

Ramifications of short-term meteorological variability on elevational range size   Spatial distributions of fauna are sensitive to climate variabilities. Classic ecological hypotheses have all suggested that greater seasonal climatic fluctuations will result in a wider species geographic distribution. These were proposed about a half century ago and have been heavily tested through the years. However, animals experience not only seasonal climatic but diurnal meteorological dynamics, and the latter one has rarely been addressed and investigated. A collaborative study led by Wei-Ping Chan and Sheng-Feng Shen of Academia Sinica, I-Ching Chen…

Comments Off on Prominent studies by Associate Professor Cho-Ying Huang, Department of Geosciences, in collaboration with Academia Sinica published in prestigious journal “Science” (2016.3.25)

2016/2017 CoS Students Internationalization Grant Application is NOW OPEN!!!

2016/2017院級外國研究生獎助學金已開始申請收件! 2016/2017 CoS Students Internationalization Grant Application is NOW OPEN!!!   敬請同學將申請表繳交至各系所辦(截止收件時間詳洽各系所辦) Please send your application form to your own department office. (the Application Deadlines vary by departments).   各系所辦彙整後,請於105年3月24日(星期四)前送院審查 Departments delivery deadline: 2016/3/24 (Thur.)   請至『理學院網站→國際合作→學生獎學金申請→外國研究生獎助學金』查看最新資訊及下載相關申請附件 Please check the latest information and application procedure on CoS website: https://www.science.ntu.edu.tw/intco_en.php?id=intco2     如有任何問題歡迎與各系所承辦人員或院辦陳孟琳小姐聯繫(TEL:3366-9810, menglinchen@ntu.edu.tw) If you have any doubts, please contact with your own department staff or Ms. Isalia Chen (TEL: 3366-9810, menglinchen@ntu.edu.tw) Link:https://www.science.ntu.edu.tw/intco_en.php?id=intco2

Comments Off on 2016/2017 CoS Students Internationalization Grant Application is NOW OPEN!!!

Top notch studies by NTU geological Assistant Professor Haojia Ren with collaborators from US publishing new study in Nature challenging the effect of iron fertilization on the global ocean and climate

Assistant Professor Haojia Ren with collaborators from US publishing new study in Nature challenging the effect of iron fertilization on the global ocean and climate Dr. Haojia Ren, the assistant professor at Department of Geoscience, National Taiwan University, has been collaborating with researchers from Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University in the US, to test whether iron fertilization during the last ice age drives plankton growth in the equatorial Pacific and eventually leading to the removal of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.   Plankton remove the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide…

Comments Off on Top notch studies by NTU geological Assistant Professor Haojia Ren with collaborators from US publishing new study in Nature challenging the effect of iron fertilization on the global ocean and climate