Density dependence in structured population models

  • Thu 4 Apr 19

    13:00 - 14:00

  • Colchester Campus

    STEM 3.1

  • Event speaker

    Dr John O'Donohue (University of Limerick)

  • Event type

    Lectures, talks and seminars

  • Event organiser

    Life Sciences, School of

  • Contact details

    Dr Patrick Varga Weisz
    01206 872318

In this talk, Dr John O'Donohue will discuss ecological phenomena involving cooperation between individuals at different life-history stages. Examples include the digestive process of ant colonies and protective parenting.

A series of theoretical models will be presented which predict the implications of this positive density dependence for the associated populations.

Finally Dr O'Donohue will give a short overview of some soil dynamical models that are currently being developed at the University of Limerick.

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