Starting in 2018

Title: Biogeography and ecophysiology in native and invasive microarthropods in antarctic environments: a multiscale assessment (CGL2017-89820-P).
Funding agency: Proyectos de Excelencia I+D (Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad).
Duration: 2018-2020.
Principal investigator: Miguel Ángel Olalla Tárraga.
Other researchers: Javier Benayas del Alamo, Greta Carrete Vega (URJC), Steven L. Chown, María José Luciañez, Brezo Martínez Díaz-Caneja (URJC), Luis Alberto Rodríguez Pertierra and Pablo Tejedo Sanz.
Funding: 101.035 €.

Title: Proximate and ultimate causes of reproductive density in the dispersive model of common starling: observation, experiments and comparison with superb starling (BFE2017-86000-P).
Funding agency: Proyectos de Excelencia I+D (Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad).
Duration: 2018-2020.
Principal investigator: Vicente Polo Sacristán.
Other researchers: Juan Vicente Gallego Rubalcaba (URJC), José Pablo Veiga Relea (MNCCNN) y Daniel Fuentes Romero (URJC).
Funding: 84.700 €.

Títle: Agricultural diversification: evolutionary constraints and effects on ecosystem services (CGL2017-83855-R).
Funding agency: Proyectos de Retos I+D (Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad).
Duration: 2018-2021.
Principal investigator: Rubén Milla.
Other researchers: Pablo García Palacios (URJC), Gerlinde de Deyn (Wageningen Univ).
Funding: 96.800 €.

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: 2017-2020.
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).
Funding: 113.000 €.

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.
Funding: 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.
Funding: 95.000 €.

Títle: Phenotypic plasticity and natural selection in gypsophilous plants: from genotype to phenotype in a context of global change (CGL2016-75566-P).
Funding agency: Ministerio de Economía, Industria y Competitividad.
Duration: December 2016 – December 2020.
Principal investigator: Silvia Matesanz.
Funding: 116.000 €.

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).

Title: Assisted evolution of flowering inititation as a response to climate change (EVA). CGL2016-77377-R.
Funding agency: DGI Plan Nacional de I+D+I. Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad.
Principal investigator: José M. Iriondo.
Duration: 2017-2020.
Other researchers: Alfredo García (URJC), Elena Torres (UPM), Carlos Lara (IMEDEA), Alex Widmer (ETH Zurich), Santiago González (INRA).
Funding: 199650 €.

Title: Farmer’s Pride. Horizonte 2020, Grant Agreement number: 774271 — H2020-SFS-2016-2017/H2020-SFS-2017-1.
Funding agency: Horizonte 2020, European Commission.
Principal investigator: Nigel Maxted (University of Birmingham).
Duration: 2017-2020.
Other researchers: José M. Iriondo (URJC).
Funding: 202.050 €.

Starting in 2016

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.