Speciation and Extinctions in Time and Space, Introductory Course, 7.5 credits

About the education

How and why are new species formed? And why do other species become extinct? Ever since Darwin formulated his ideas scientists have tried to explain this. This course examines genetics, plate tectonics, ethology, climatology, behavioral ecology and environment in an attempt to answer these questions.

Subject: Geological Sciences

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Area of interest: Science and Mathematics

Science and mathematics help us understand how the world around us is connected – from the origin and structure of the universe, to the development and function of humanity and all other organisms on earth.

Scientific knowledge makes it possible to critically examine the credibility of information in different areas of everyday life, society, and the media.

As a scientist or mathematician, you will be attractive on a large job market that covers all parts of society and includes everything from pure technology companies to environment and healthcare, as well as research.

Department responsible for education

Department of Geological Sciences