Research

Venom Day 2018

December 19, 2018 0

Venom Day is somewhat of a unique conference held towards the end of each year at Bangor University. As far as I’m aware it is the only student organised conference in the UK that is […]

Environment

My Time as a Volunteer at Lilongwe Wildlife Centre

December 12, 2018 0

I first visited the Lilongwe Wildlife Centre (LWC) to volunteer in November 2017 and loved it so much that I returned not long after in July 2018! The Centre is the perfect place for animal lovers, and as […]

Zoology

Deciphering the language of dolphins

November 28, 2018 0

Dr Stephanie King and Dr Vincent Janik from the University of St Andrews’ Sea Mammal Research Unit (SMRU), have made a tantalising breakthrough after 10 years of research on trying to understand the language of […]

Zoology

The barn owl, Bird of the Year 2018 in Spain

November 21, 2018 0

The Spanish Ornithologist Association (SEO in Spanish), along with Birdlife International, have granted the barn owl (Tyto alba) the title of Bird of the Year 2018. This title is selected annually by a public poll […]

Research

Advice for an undergrad thesis (in the sciences)

November 8, 2018 1

Writing a thesis is a fundamental component of many undergraduate degrees, and for many it can be one of the most useful and enjoyable things about your time at university. The experience of successfully designing […]

Conservation

Safeguarding our Ivory – what will it take?

October 24, 2018 0

Mikumi National Park – Tanzania, the elephant staggered and collapsed over in the tall grass in Southern Tanzania, where some of the world’s worst poaching happens. It wasn’t a poacher who targeted her, but a […]

Black morph of the Indian cobra (photo by Richard Southworth)
Zoology

Searching for Snakes in Himachal Pradesh

October 17, 2018 0

Snakebite is considered a “neglected tropical disease” by the World Health Organisation, and it kills more people in India than anywhere else in the world; 45,000 fatalities per year is the official figure, though it […]

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