Leif Asbjørn Vøllestad#


Leif Asbjørn Vøllestad
Email:avollest 'at' ibv.uio.no
Membership Number:4042
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:NORWAY
Section:ORGANISMIC & EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY
Username:lvollestad
Elected:2015
Homepage: http://uio.no/ibv/english



Present and Previous Positions
  • 2014 - present Fellow, Centre for Computational Inference in Evolutionary Life Science (CELS), University of Oslo
  • 2007 - present Fellow, Norwegian Centre for Excellence – Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis (CEES), Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo
  • 2001 - 2002 Visiting scholar, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
  • 2005 - present Editor, Ecology of Freshwater Fish
  • 1991 - present Professor, Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo
  • 1985 - 1991 Fisheries manager, Environmental Department, Østfold County
  • 1986, 1988 Researcher, Department of Biology, University of Oslo
  • 1983 - 1985 Ph. D. scholarship, University of Oslo
  • 1982 - 1983 Freelance consultant in freshwater biology (field studies, advice, etc.)

Fields of Scholarship
  • Fish ecology
  • Freshwater biology
  • Population dynamics
  • Population biology
  • Life history theory
  • Evolution (with focus on adaptation and phenotypic plasticity)
  • Fish management (including the study of anthropogenic effects)

Honours and Awards

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