Kjetil Lysne Voje

Associate Professor - Evolution and Paleobiology (EPA)
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Visiting address Natural History Museum Sars' gate 1 0562 Oslo Norway

Academic interests

My main fields of scientific interest include drivers of macroevolutionary change, phenotypic evolution on short and long timescales and the relative importance of constraints and adaptation in shaping organisms.

I am the scientific curator of the mammal collection at the NHM.

See kjetillysnevoje.wordpress.com for more info.

Follow me on twitter @KLVoje

If you are a prospective master student interested in joining my group, please get in touch!

Courses taught

  • BIOS3100/4100 – Evolutionary biology 
  • BIOS1140 – Evolution and Genetics
  • BIO4240 – Evolution and Systematics of Organismal Groups: The Animal Kingdom

Publications

  • Voje, Kjetil L.; Bell, Michael A. & Stuart, Yoel E. (2022). Evolution of static allometry and constraint on evolutionary allometry in a fossil stickleback. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. ISSN 1010-061X. 35(3), p. 423–438. doi: 10.1111/jeb.13984.
  • Love, Alan; Grabowski, Mark Walter; Houle, David; Liow, Lee Hsiang; Porto, Arthur Guimaraes Carvalho & Tsuboi, Masahito [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2021). Evolvability in the fossil record. Paleobiology. ISSN 0094-8373. p. 1–24. doi: 10.1017/pab.2021.36. Full text in Research Archive
  • Shaw, Josh Jenkins & Voje, Kjetil Lysne (2021). Horn scaling relationships in three species of Bledius Leach 1819 (Insecta: Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) show no indication of fitting non-linear allometric models. Journal of Natural History. ISSN 0022-2933. doi: 10.1080/00222933.2021.1891315. Full text in Research Archive
  • Porto, Arthur Guimaraes Carvalho & Voje, Kjetil L. (2020). ML‐morph: A fast, accurate and general approach for automated detection and landmarking of biological structures in images. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. ISSN 2041-210X. 11(4), p. 500–512. doi: 10.1111/2041-210X.13373. Full text in Research Archive
  • Tsuboi, Masahito; Kopperud, Bjørn Tore; Syrowatka, Christine; Grabowski, Mark Walter; Voje, Kjetil L. & Pelabon, Christophe [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2020). Measuring Complex Morphological Traits with 3D Photogrammetry: A Case Study with Deer Antlers. Evolutionary Biology. ISSN 0071-3260. 47, p. 175–186. doi: 10.1007/s11692-020-09496-9. Full text in Research Archive
  • Voje, Kjetil L.; Di Martino, Emanuela & Porto, Arthur Guimaraes Carvalho (2020). Revisiting a landmark study system: No evidence for a punctuated mode of evolution in Metrarabdotos. The American Naturalist. ISSN 0003-0147. 195(5), p. 899–917. doi: 10.1086/707664. Full text in Research Archive
  • Voje, Kjetil L. (2019). Testing eco-evolutionary predictions using fossil data: Phyletic evolution following ecological opportunity. Evolution. ISSN 0014-3820. 74(1), p. 188–200. doi: 10.1111/evo.13838. Full text in Research Archive
  • Liow, Lee Hsiang; Reitan, Trond; Voje, Kjetil L.; Taylor, Paul D. & Di Martino, Emanuela (2019). Size, weapons, and armor as predictors of competitive outcomes in fossil and contemporary marine communities. Ecological Monographs. ISSN 0012-9615. p. 1–15. doi: 10.1002/ecm.1354.
  • Orr, Russell; Waeschenbach, Andrea; Enevoldsen, Emily; Boeve, Jeroen Pieter; Haugen, Marianne Nilsen & Voje, Kjetil L. [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2018). Bryozoan genera Fenestrulina and Microporella no longer confamilial; multi-gene phylogeny supports separation. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. ISSN 0024-4082. p. 1–10. doi: 10.1093/zoolinnean/zly055. Full text in Research Archive
  • Tsuboi, Masahito; van der Bijl, Wouter; Kopperud, Bjørn Tore; Erritzøe, Johannes; Voje, Kjetil L. & Kotrschal, Alexander [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2018). Breakdown of brain–body allometry and the encephalization of birds and mammals. Nature Ecology and Evolution. ISSN 2397-334X. 2(9), p. 1492–1500. doi: 10.1038/s41559-018-0632-1.
  • Hermansen, Jo Skeie; Starrfelt, Jostein; Voje, Kjetil L. & Stenseth, Nils Christian (2018). Macroevolutionary consequences of sexual conflict. Biology Letters. ISSN 1744-9561. 14(6), p. 1–4. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2018.0186.
  • Voje, Kjetil L. (2018). Assessing adequacy of models of phyletic evolution in the fossil record. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. ISSN 2041-210X. 9, p. 2402–2413. doi: 10.1111/2041-210X.13083. Full text in Research Archive
  • Voje, Kjetil L.; Starrfelt, Jostein & Liow, Lee Hsiang (2018). Model adequacy and microevolutionary explanations for stasis in the fossil record. The American Naturalist. ISSN 0003-0147. 191(4), p. 509–523. doi: 10.1086/696265. Full text in Research Archive
  • Toljagic, Olja; Voje, Kjetil L.; Matschiner, Michael; Liow, Lee Hsiang & Hansen, Thomas F (2018). Millions of Years Behind: Slow Adaptation of Ruminants to Grasslands. Systematic Biology. ISSN 1063-5157. 67(1), p. 145–157. doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syx059.
  • Gordon, Dennis; Voje, Kjetil L. & Taylor, Paul D. (2017). Living and fossil Steginoporellidae (Bryozoa: Cheilostomata) from New Zealand. Zootaxa. ISSN 1175-5326. 4350(2), p. 345–362. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4350.2.9.
  • Voje, Kjetil L. (2017). Allometry. In Vonk, Jennifer & Shackelford, Todd (Ed.), Encyclopedia of animal cognition and behavior. Springer. ISSN 9783319550657. p. 1–3.
  • Baalsrud, Helle Tessand; Voje, Kjetil L.; Tørresen, Ole Kristian; Solbakken, Monica Hongrø; Matschiner, Michael & Malmstrøm, Martin [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2017). Evolution of Hemoglobin Genes in Codfishes Influenced by Ocean Depth. Scientific Reports. ISSN 2045-2322. 7, p. 1–10. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-08286-2. Full text in Research Archive
  • Sætre, Camilla Lo Cascio; Coleiro, Charles; Austad, Martin; Gauci, Mark; Sætre, Glenn-Peter & Voje, Kjetil L. [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2017). Rapid adaptive phenotypic change following colonization of a newly restored habitat. Nature Communications. ISSN 2041-1723. 8(14159), p. 1–6. doi: 10.1038/ncomms14159. Full text in Research Archive
  • Liow, Lee Hsiang; Di Martino, Emanuela; Krzeminska, Malgorzata; Ramsfjell, Mali Hamre; Rust, Seabourne & Taylor, Paul D. [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2017). Relative size predicts competitive outcome through 2 million years. Ecology Letters. ISSN 1461-023X. 20(8), p. 981–988. doi: 10.1111/ele.12795.
  • Solbakken, Monica Hongrø; Voje, Kjetil L.; Jakobsen, Kjetill Sigurd & Jentoft, Sissel (2017). Linking species habitat and past palaeoclimatic events to evolution of the teleost innate immune system. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences. ISSN 0962-8452. 284(1853), p. 1–9. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2016.2810. Full text in Research Archive
  • Voje, Kjetil L. (2016). Tempo does not correlate with mode in the fossil record. Evolution. ISSN 0014-3820. 70(12), p. 2678–2689. doi: 10.1111/evo.13090.
  • Liow, Lee Hsiang; Di Martino, Emanuela; Voje, Kjetil L.; Rust, Seabourne & Taylor, Paul D. (2016). Interspecific interactions through 2 million years: are competitive outcomes predictable? Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences. ISSN 0962-8452. 283(1837), p. 1–7. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2016.0981.
  • Gohli, Jostein & Voje, Kjetil L. (2016). An interspecific assessment of Bergmann’s rule in 22 mammalian families. BMC Evolutionary Biology. ISSN 1471-2148. 16(222). doi: 10.1186/s12862-016-0778-x. Full text in Research Archive
  • Grabowski, Mark Walter; Voje, Kjetil L. & Hansen, Thomas F (2016). Evolutionary modeling and correcting for observation error support a 3/5 brain-body allometry for primates. Journal of Human Evolution. ISSN 0047-2484. 94, p. 106–116. doi: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2016.03.001.
  • Hansson, Truls Hveem; Fischer, Barbara; Mazzarella, Anna; Voje, Kjetil L. & Vøllestad, Leif Asbjørn (2016). Lateral plate number in low-plated threespine stickleback: a study of plasticity and heritability. Ecology and Evolution. ISSN 2045-7758. 6(10), p. 3154–3160. doi: 10.1002/ece3.2020. Full text in Research Archive
  • Voje, Kjetil L. (2015). Scaling of morphological characters across trait type, sex, and environment: A meta-analysis of static allometries. The American Naturalist. ISSN 0003-0147. 187(1), p. 89–98. doi: 10.1086/684159. Full text in Research Archive
  • Voje, Kjetil L.; Holen, Øistein Haugsten; Liow, Lee Hsiang & Stenseth, Nils Christian (2015). The role of biotic forces in driving macroevolution: Beyond the Red Queen. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences. ISSN 0962-8452. 282(1808), p. 1–9. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2015.0186.
  • Mazzarella, Anna Virginia Black; Voje, Kjetil L.; Hansson, Truls Hveem; Taugbøl, Annette & Fischer, Barbara (2015). Strong and parallel salinity-induced phenotypic plasticity in one generation of threespine stickleback. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. ISSN 1010-061X. 28(3), p. 667–677. doi: 10.1111/jeb.12597.
  • Pelabon, Christophe; Firmat, Cyril Joel Patrick; Bolstad, Geir Hysing; Voje, Kjetil L.; Houle, David & Cassara, Jason [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2014). Evolution of morphological allometry. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. ISSN 0077-8923. 1320(1), p. 58–75. doi: 10.1111/nyas.12470. Full text in Research Archive
  • Voje, Kjetil L.; Hansen, Thomas F; Egset, Camilla Kalvatn; Bolstad, Geir Hysing & Pelabon, Christophe (2014). Allometric constraints and the evolution of allometry. Evolution. ISSN 0014-3820. 68(3), p. 866–885. doi: 10.1111/evo.12312.
  • Voje, Kjetil Lysne & Hansen, Thomas F (2013). Evolution of static allometries: adaptive change in allometric slopes of eye span in stalk-eyed flies. Evolution. ISSN 0014-3820. 67(2), p. 453–467. doi: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2012.01777.x.
  • Voje, Kjetil Lysne; Mazzarella, Anna Virginia Black; Hansen, Thomas F; Østbye, Kjartan; Klepaker, Tom Olav & Bass, Arthur [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2013). Adaptation and constraint in a stickleback radiation. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. ISSN 1010-061X. 26(11), p. 2396–2414. doi: 10.1111/jeb.12240.
  • Escudero, Marcial; Hipp, Andrew L.; Hansen, Thomas F; Voje, Kjetil Lysne & Luceño, Modesto (2012). Selection and inertia in the evolution of holocentric chromosomes in sedges (Carex, Cyperaceae). New Phytologist. ISSN 0028-646X. 195(1), p. 237–247. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2012.04137.x.
  • Hansen, Thomas F & Voje, Kjetil Lysne (2011). DEVIATION FROM THE LINE OF LEAST RESISTANCE DOES NOT EXCLUDE GENETIC CONSTRAINTS: A COMMENT ON BERNER ET AL. (2010). Evolution. ISSN 0014-3820. 65(6), p. 1821–1822. doi: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2011.01281.x.
  • Elgvin, Tore Oldeide; Hermansen, Jo Skeie; Fijarczyk, Anna; Bonnet, Timothee; Borge, Thomas & Sæther, Stein Are [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2011). Hybrid speciation in sparrows II: a role for sex chromosomes? Molecular Ecology. ISSN 0962-1083. 20(18), p. 3823–3837. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2011.05182.x.
  • Labra, Antonieta; Voje, Kjetil Lysne; Seligmann, Hervé & Hansen, Thomas F (2010). Evolution of the third eye: a phylogenetic comparative study of parietal-eye size as an ecophysiological adaptation in Liolaemus lizards. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. ISSN 0024-4066. 101(4), p. 870–883. doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8312.2010.01541.x.
  • Hemp, Claudia; Voje, Kjetil Lysne; Heller, Klaus-Gerhard; Warchalowska-Sliwa, Elzbieta & Hemp, Andreas (2010). A new genus of African Acrometopini (Tettigoniidae: Phaneropterinae) based on morphology, chromosomes, acoustics, distribution, and molecular data, and the description of a new species. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. ISSN 0024-4082. 158(1), p. 66–82. doi: 10.1111/j.1096-3642.2009.00542.x.
  • Voje, Kjetil Lysne; Hemp, C; Flagstad, Øystein; Sætre, Glenn-Peter & Stenseth, Nils Christian (2009). Climatic change as an engine for speciation in flightless Orthoptera species inhabiting African mountains. Molecular Ecology. ISSN 0962-1083. 18(1), p. 93–108. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2008.04002.x.
  • Stenseth, Nils Christian & Voje, Kjetil Lysne (2009). Easter Island: climate change might have contributed to past cultural and societal changes. Climate Research (CR). ISSN 0936-577X. 39(2), p. 111–114. doi: 10.3354/cr00809.
  • Hemp, Claudia; Voje, Kjetil Lysne; Heller, Klaus-Gerhard & Hemp, Andreas (2009). Biogeography, phylogeny and acoustics of the flightless bush-crickets of the East African genus Monticolaria Sjostedt, 1909, with the description of a new species (Orthoptera: Phaneropterinae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. ISSN 0024-4082. 156(3), p. 494–506.

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  • Torkild, Jemterud & Voje, Kjetil L. (2021). Går IQ i arv? [Radio]. NRK.
  • Voje, Kjetil L. & Ida Sofie, Frøyland (2021). Noen dyr kan få unger selv om kroppen ikke har blitt voksen. [Internet]. forskning.no.
  • Voje, Kjetil L. & Vogt, Yngve (2021). Forskeren løser evolusjonsgåte med kunstig intelligens. [Business/trade/industry journal]. Teknisk ukeblad.
  • Voje, Kjetil L. & Vogt, Yngve (2021). Forskere bruker kunstig intelligens for å forstå mer om rask og sakte evolusjon. [Internet]. Titan.
  • Voje, Kjetil L. & Torgersen, Eivind (2021). Hvorfor lager elgen ovale kuler når den bæsjer? [Internet]. Titan.
  • Torgersen, Eivind & Voje, Kjetil L. (2021). Hvorfor skriker en baby så forferdelig høyt og skjærende? [Internet]. Titan.
  • Voje, Kjetil L. (2015). Mode does not correlate with tempo in evolution.
  • Voje, Kjetil L. (2015). Tempo does not infer mode in evolution.
  • Di Martino, Emanuela; Liow, Lee Hsiang; Taylor, Paul D.; Voje, Kjetil L. & Rust, Seabourne (2015). DOES COMPETITIVENESS CHANGE ON GEOLOGICAL TIME SCALES? HINTS FROM BRYOZOAN INTERACTIONS THROUGH TWO MILLION YEARS.
  • Mazzarella, Anna; Voje, Kjetil L.; Hansson, Truls Hveem; Taugbøl, Annette & Fischer, Barbara (2015). Strong and parallel salinity-induced phenotypic plasticity in a single generation of threespine stickleback.
  • Voje, Kjetil L. (2015). Galapagos - De magiske øyene.
  • Stenseth, Nils Christian; Voje, Kjetil L.; Holen, Øistein Haugsten; Liow, Lee Hsiang & Trosvik, Pål (2014). Biotic and abiotic interactions in evolution: the Red Queen perspective on evolution in biotic communities.
  • Stenseth, Nils Christian; Voje, Kjetil L.; Holen, Øistein Haugsten; Liow, Lee Hsiang & Trosvik, Pål (2014). Coevolution in multispecies communities: the Red Queen Perspective.
  • Enevoldsen, Emily; Liow, Lee Hsiang; Voje, Kjetil L.; Orr, Russell; Shalchian-Tabrizi, Kamran & Krabberød, Anders Kristian (2014). Macroevolution through molecular and morphological lenses: a history of microporellids.
  • Voje, Kjetil L. (2014). Rates of evolution in fossil time series.
  • Mazzarella, Anna Virginia Black; Voje, Kjetil L.; Hansson, Truls Hveem; Taugbøl, Annette & Fischer, Barbara (2014). Strong and parallel salinity-induced phenotypic plasticity in a single generation of threespine stickleback.
  • Hansson, Truls Hveem; Vøllestad, Leif Asbjørn; Mazzarella, Anna Virginia Black; Taugbøl, Annette; Voje, Kjetil L. & Fischer, Barbara (2014). Phenotypic Plasticity in threespined stickleback (G. aculeatus).
  • Voje, Kjetil L. (2013). The Red Queen is dead, long live the Red Queen?
  • Voje, Kjetil L. (2013). Allometric constraints on adaptive radiation in sticklebacks.
  • Labra, Antonieta; Voje, Kjetil Lysne; Seligmann, Hervé & Hansen, Thomas F (2011). Erratum bij_1599 237..238 Evolution of the third eye: a phylogenetic comparative study of parietal-eye size as an ecophysiological adaptation in Liolaemus lizards. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. ISSN 0024-4066. 102(1), p. 237–238. doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8312.2010.01599.x.
  • Voje, Kjetil Lysne (2009). I Darwins fotspor. [Newspaper]. Østlandsposten.
  • Voje, Kjetil Lysne (2008). Reportasje om Darwinekspedisjonen. [TV]. Schrödingers katt - NRK.
  • Voje, Kjetil Lysne (2008). I fotsporene til Darwin. [TV]. Newton - NRK.
  • Voje, Kjetil Lysne (2008). Drøm og idealisme. [Internet]. forskning.no.
  • Voje, Kjetil Lysne (2008). Rett før avreise, Darwinekspedisjonen. [Radio]. Verdt å vite - NRK.

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