13 Jul 2022
by Benjamin Danois

Animal Biology Early Career Researcher Symposium - Registration is now open

Join us in Helsinki

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Dear Members,

The SEB Early Career Researcher Symposium in Animal Biology will take place at Tvärminne Zoological Station, Finland from 3rd October to 7th October 2022.

This Symposium brings together early career researchers from across the Animal Biology Section to showcase their work and meet and connect with other ECRs within a unique setting and laid back atmosphere in picturesque southern Finland.

Registration and abstract submission will be closing at Midnight (GMT) on Sunday 4 September 2022 so don’t miss out on your chance to participate to this amazing event!

Organized by   Jenni Prokkola (University of Helsinki, Finland); Tommy Norin (Technical University of Denmark, Denmark); Anna Andreassen (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway); Jacinta Kong  (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland) and Eirik Åsheim  (University of Helsinki, Finland), the "Animal Biology Early Career Researcher Symposium" is an event not to be missed.

Please use the following link:


If you do not already have an account, you will need to create an account to register.


  • Dr. Valentina di Santo   (Assistant Professor of Functional Morphology, Stockholm University)
    How fishes save energy: exploring biomechanical and physiological performance of locomotion

  • Prof. Shaun Killen  (Professor of Ecophysiology, University of Glasgow)
    Who leads and who follows? The interplay between metabolic phenotype and social behaviour in fish

  • Dr. Julia Nowack     (Reader in Animal Physiology, Liverpool John Moores University)
    “Cool” mammals and what they can tell us about the evolution of endothermy

  • Dr. Rose Thorogood     (Associate Professor in Behavioural Ecology, University of Helsinki)
    From individuals to species interactions: how the social environment shapes coevolution




Accommodation and meals (breakfast, lunch, coffee and dinner) are included in the (free) registration. Accommodation will be in student housing at the zoological station (mostly in twin rooms).

Accommodation in Helsinki or elsewhere before or after the symposium is not reimbursed. Bed linen and towels are provided. If you have special requests, please inform us during the registration.

The station and accommodation facilities are accessible for wheelchair users, and we will arrange for accessible transportation to the station upon request.

If you have any queries or issues registering please do not hesitate to contact us on   [email protected]

We very much look forward to seeing you there. 

With best wishes,
The SEB team