Adaptive evolution and its demographic consequences today

  • Bonnet, Timothee (PI)

    Project: Research

    Project Details


    This project aims to provide the first test of whether the rate of adaptative genetic evolution has changed in the recent decades, to quantify how much recent genetic evolution helps animal populations survive, and to increase the ability to study on-going genetic evolution in Australian wildlife. The project is of major significance as many species are currently threatened, or invading, due to rapid environmental changes, in particular climate change. The anticipated outcome of the project is to deliver new methods, establish a network of international and national collaborators and improve the ability to measure and to forecast how Australian animals adapt to rapidly changing environments.
    Effective start/end date30/12/2131/01/23


    • Australian National University (ANU): A$30,000.00
    • Australian Research Council (ARC): A$417,328.00


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