Entries by Sonja Bamberger

Current calls

Dear MoFA members and friends of malacology! We would like to draw your attention to the following interesting calls: The inatura – Erlebnis Naturschau Dornbirn is awarding two scholarships for Master’s theses with topics from biology, ecology and earth sciences related to the nature of Vorarlberg. We would be happy to find Master students who […]

Molluscan Forum 2023

Dear friends of Malacology! The Molluscan Forum organized by the Malacological Society of London will take place on Thursday, November 16th. The extended deadline for registrations and talk applications is Friday, September 29th. Registration is free! Research students, post-doctoral researchers, undergraduate students starting molluscan projects, and amateurs engaged in substantial projects that have not yet […]

Call for applications

The Bielefeld University, Faculty of Biology, Department of Evolutionary Biology, has the following job opening: Research Position (PhD candidate) in Evolutionary Genetics Topic: Phenotypic plasticity in the freshwater snail Physella acuta Application deadline: 18.10.2023 More information: → Link


With beautiful weather, the 3rd MoFA meeting took place at the Wassercluster in Lunz am See from August 18-19, 2023. With 10 presentations from a wide variety of malacological fields, we had a diverse program. Highlights of the meeting were the contributions of the candidates for the MoFA awards. We congratulate the winners: Sophie Greistorfer, […]

Call for applications

Dear MoFA members, dear friends of malacology, we would like to draw your attention to some interesting job postings:   The LIB Hamburg is inviting to apply for the position of Technical Assistant in the Malacological Collection. Deadline for application is 11 August 2023. For more information and application: https://leibniz-lib.de/karriere/   Senkenberg Frankfurt is hiring […]

Program of the 3rd MoFA meeting 2023

Dear friends of malacology! We are pleased to share the program for the 2023 MoFA meeting. It will be a very diverse and exciting meeting. Of course, spontaneous participation is always possible and we welcome all interested people! Registrations via team@molluskenforschung.at. Please refer to our homepage for further details. We are looking forward to a […]

SNAILPOP – Search for Great Pond Snail populations

Dear MoFA members, dear friends of malacology! Help in locating occurrences of the Great Pond Snail Lymnaea stagnalis is requested: Prof. Seppälä and his team from the University of Innsbruck are examining the effects of heat waves on snails and their parasites in the research project SNAILPOP. If 5 or more specimens of L. stagnalis […]

Registration deadline for 3rd MoFA conference EXTENDED

The MoFA conference is getting closer! Date: 18-19 August 2023 in Lunz/See, Lower Austria Your early registration will make our planning easier! Registration deadline and abstract submission extended! 30 June 2023 → Webpage We are excited to already announce our keynote lecture: Gerhard Haszprunar (LMU München) – Molluscan Nephridia – a Story of Underlying Synapomorphies […]