Starting in 2017

Title: Evolution and systematics of Tremellomycetes (Basidiomycota, Fungi) (CGL2016-80371-P)
Funding agency: Proyectos de Excelencia I+D (Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad).
Duration: 2017-2019.
Principal investigator: Ana Millanes.
Other researchers: Mats Wedin, Paul Diederich, Martin Westberg, Juan Carlos Zamora, Lisa Pokorny.

Title: Unraveling global rules of species assembly: an experimental approach based on annual plant communities in semi-arid systems worldwide (AGORA)
Funding agency: Proyectos de Excelencia I+D (Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad).
Duration: 2017-2019.
Principal investigator: Aran López de Luzuriaga.
Other researchers: Aurora Gaxiola (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile), Fernánda Pérez Trautmann (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile), Jaime Madrigal (UAH), Pablo Ferrandis (UCLM), Jaime Kigel (Universidad Hebrea de Jerusalem), Joel D. Flores (IPICYT, México), Rosa de Lourdes Romo (Universidad de Guadalajara, México).

Title: Multiscale consequences of water derivation in riparian ecosystems (DIVERSION) (CGL2016-77487-R)
Funding agency: Proyectos de Excelencia I+D (Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad).
Duration: 2017-2019.
Principal investigator: Arturo Elosegi (UPV-EHU).
Other researchers: Jose Manuel González (URJC).

Title: Agro-ecosystem diversification: digging deeper
Funding agency: BiodivERsA (Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad).
Duration: 2017-2019.
Principal investigator: Fernando T. Maestre.

Title: Multiscale analysis of distribution and dominance patterns in woody plants of terra firme forests of NW Amazon (CGL2016-75414-P).
Funding agency: Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad.
Duration: december 2016 – december 2019.
Principal investigator: Manuel J. Macía.
Other researchers: Luis Cayuela.
Funded amount: 127.000 €.

Title: Geographical variation in impacts of changes in land use on ecosystem stability (PCIN-2016-150).
Funding agency: Ministerio de Economía, Industria y Competitividad.
Duration: december 2016 – november 2019.
Principal investigator: Luis Cayuela.
Funded amount: 95.000 €.

Title: Ecological assembly rules in epiphytic communities: a view from the Southern hemisphere (CGL2016-80562-P).
Funding agency: Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad.
Duration: 2017 – 2020.
Principal investigators: Isabel Martínez & María Prieto.
Other researchers: Gregorio Aragón, Pilar Hurtado, Lohengrin Cavieres (Concepción University, Chile), Carlos Zamorano (Aysén University, Chile).

Starting in 2016

Title: Biodegradable organic electronics (compostronic) (851254)
Funding agency: Agencia de Promoción de la Investigación de Austria.
Duration: 2016-2017.
Principal investigator (URJC): L. F. Bautista.
Other researchers: Mª Carmen Molina, Natalia González.

Title: Integrating underground interactions to advance in a unifying theory of plant coexistence (CGL2015-66809-P)
Funding agency: Proyectos de Excelencia I+D (Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad).
Duration: 2016-2018.
Principal investigator: Adrián Escudero.
Other researchers: Ana M. Sánchez, Beatriz Pías (UCM), David Sánchez, Julia Chacón, Jesús López.

Title: Biological feedbacks and ecosystem resiliende under global change: a new perspective on dryland desertification (BIODESERT, ERC Grant agreement 647038)
Funding agency: European Research Council.
Duration: 2016-2020.
Principal investigator: Fernando T. Maestre.

Starting in 2015

Title: Global change and impacts on ecosystems (CAMGLO, Ref. 30VCPIGI07)
Funding agency: URJC and Banco de Santander.
Duration: 2015-2016.
Principal investigator: Fernando T. Maestre.

Title: Sustainable provisioning of multiple ecosystem services in agricultural landscapes (ECO-SERVE)
Funding agency: BiodivERsA and FACCE-JPE Networks (EU).
Duration: 2015-2017.
Principal investigator: Lijbert Brussard (Univ. Wageningen).
Other researchers: Rubén Milla (URJC), José Mª Iriondo (URJC), Silvia Matesanz (URJC), Université Joseph Fourier, Lund University, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL, Universidade de Coimbra.

Title: Predicting the establishment of invasive species in a changing Antarctic: a local and biogeographic assessment of the risk of biotic homogenization (CTM2013-47381-P).
Funding agency: Proyectos de Excelencia I+D (Ministerio de Economía y Competitivad).
Duration: 2015-2017.
Principal investigator: Miguel Ángel Olalla.
Other researchers: Javier Benayas del Alamo , Ana Justel Eusebio, Santos Casado De Otaola, Jose Alexandre Felizola Diniz-Filho, Blas Benito De Pando, Luis Mauricio Bini, Aleks Terauds, Luis Alberto Rodríguez Pertierra, Christian Robert, Pablo Tejedo Sanz, Justine Shaw, Ignacio Palomo Ruiz, Sergio Pla Rabes, Belén Albertos Bofarull.

Title: Incidence of some drivers of global change on epiphytic organisms: from populations to communities at multiple spatial scales.
Funding agency: Proyectos de Excelencia I+D (Ministerio de Economía y Competitivad).
Duration: 2015-2017.
Principal investigator: Isabel Martínez.

Title: Population dynamics and altitudinal distribution of the butterfly Aglais urticae in a latitudinal gradient: implications in a context of climate change (CGL2014-57784-P).
Funding agency: Proyectos de Excelencia I+D (Ministerio de Economía y Competitivad).
Duration: 2015-2017.
Principal investigator: David Gutiérrez.
Other researchers: José Miguel Barea, Marta Domènech, Albert Fernández, Benjamin Komac, Adrià Miralles (URJC), Constantí Stefanescu, Gerard Talavera, Andreu Ubach (URJC).

Title: Denso-dependent effects in the reproductive model and natal phylopatry of the black starling: observational and experimental approaches (CGL2014-58670-P).
Funding agency: Proyectos de Excelencia I+D (Ministerio de Economía y Competitivad).
Duration: 2015-2017.
Principal investigator: Vicente Polo.

Starting in 2014

Title: Role of organisms in modulating the response of arid ecosystems to global change: a pluriscale analysis (CGL2013-44661-R).
Funding agency: Ministerio de Economía y Competitivad.
Duration: 2014-2017.
Principal investigator: Fernando T. Maestre.
Other researchers: nine researchers from URJC, CSIC, UCM and UPO.

Title: REMEDINAL-3CM “I+D Program for conservation and restoration of Madrid ecosystems” (S2013/MAE-2719).
Funding agency: Comunidad de Madrid.
Duration: 2014-2017.
Principal investigator: Adrián Escudero.
Other researchers: researchers from URJC, UCM, UPM, UAM, UAH y CIFOR-INIA.

Starting in 2013

Title: Persistencia de individuos con esterilidad masculina en poblaciones de plantas: ¿pueden procesos ecológicos contrarrestar la mayor fecundidad femenina?
Funding agency: Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad.
Duration: 2013-2015 (extended to June 2017).
Principal investigator: Marcos Méndez.
Other researchers: Luis Giménez (URJC), Samuel Prieto (URJC), Pedro Quintana Ascencio (Univ. of Central Florida, USA).
Funded amount: 90.000 €.