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Welcome to the Department of Zoology

The Department of Zoology integrates cutting-edge research in animal biology, from genomes to ecosystems, neuron to behaviour, and evolution to conservation.

Job vacancy: Director of Tovetorp Zoological Research Station

We are looking for a dynamic, creative and versatile person who can lead and manage the activities at the Tovetorp Zoological Research Station.

Professor Birgitta Tullberg has passed away - the Department is in mourning

Professor Birgitta Tullberg unexpectedly passed away in her home on the night between 5th and 6th of October. She leaves colleagues and friends in a state of shock and grief at her untimely death.

Registration now open for Evolution in Sweden meeting on 10-11 January, 2018

The conference will be held at the Swedish Museum of Natural History. Registration is now open and will close on the 15t h of November, with decisions regarding oral presentations announced on the 1st of December. The banquet dinner will be on 10 January at the Swedish Museum of Natural History.

Vad kostar en hjärna?

Vad var vi människor tvungna att avstå när vår stora hjärna utvecklades? Det undersöker forskare vid Zoologiska institutionen genom att avla fram ovanligt smarta och ovanligt korkade guppyfiskar.