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Don Miles Awarded National Science Foundation OPUS Grant

Don Miles Awarded National Science Foundation OPUS Grant

Dr. Donald Miles (Biological Sciences) received a grant funded by the National Science Foundation’s Division of Environmental Biology program “Opportunities for Promoting Understanding through Synthesis” (OPUS). This grant, in the amount of $209,451, is to provide support for synthesizing a body of prior research. The goal is to generate new […]

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February 14, 2020 at 4:32 pmAnnouncements Research

Science Cafe | Will Cool Lizards Succumb to a Hot Climate, Feb. 5

Dr. Donald Miles

 Science Café kicks presents Dr. Donald Miles discussing “Will Cool Lizards Succumb to a Hot Climate” on Feb. 5 at 5 p.m. in the Front Room at Baker University Center. Miles, Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University, will discuss recent efforts of detect the risk of extinction in […]

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January 2, 2020 at 3:15 pmEvents

Ecolunch | Social Games and Genic Selection Drive Mammalian Mating System Evolution and Speciation, March 18

Dr. Donald Miles

Ecolunch presents Dr. Donald Miles discussing “Social games and genic selection drive mammalian mating system evolution and speciation” on March 18 from 11:50 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Irvine 159. Miles is Professor of Biological Sciences. Ecolunch is a long-running Ohio University seminar series that meets on Wednesdays from 11:50 […]

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January 2, 2020 at 7:00 amEvents

Ecolunch | Thermal Biology of Behavior in Tree Lizards, March 27

Tyler Goerge

Ecolunch presents Tyler Goerge discussing “The Thermal Biology of Behavior in Tree Lizards (Urosaurus ornatus)” on March 27 from 11:50 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Irvine 159. Goerge is a graduate student in Biological Sciences “interested in thermal and behavioral ecology and how rising temperatures associated with climate change are impacting […]

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January 2, 2020 at 6:30 amEvents

Miles Article Models Animal Mating Evolution Like Rock, Paper, Scissors

Dr. Donald Miles

Dr. Donald Miles and researchers from France and California have a new explanation for why some animals are monogamous and others are promiscuous or polygamous, and their model for the evolution of mating systems plays out like a game of rock, paper, scissors. Miles is Professor of Biological Sciences at […]

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December 20, 2019 at 12:33 pmResearch

Miles Quoted on Heat Stress and Desert Birds

Dr. Donald Miles

Dr. Donald Miles was quoted in a South Africa Today story headlined “Heat stress is causing desert bird populations to collapse.” Miles is Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University. Birds cool themselves by panting or vibrating their throat muscles. Both of these actions consume water. Past research has suggested […]

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December 19, 2019 at 9:16 amFaculty in the News In the News

Miles Contributes to Study: Cool Lizards Do Not Like Global Warming

Dr. Donald Miles

Dr. Donald Miles, Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University, contributed to a study that shows that even sun-loving lizards may not survive rising temperatures in their environment. Climate change is toppling our Earth’s ecosystems out of balance in multiple ways, with often dramatic consequences. Many plants and animals are […]

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September 12, 2019 at 8:40 amResearch