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Tagged With: fieldwork

Seven surprising sunfish facts

By Natasha Phillips, PhD student at Queen’s University Belfast studying the diet & behaviour of ocean sunfish. Last summer Natasha spent two months studying ocean sunfish in Camogli, Italy, with the support of a Travel Grant from the Royal Society of Biology. Grants applications for 2017 are currently open. Over the last two years I have seen hundreds … Continue reading »

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Escape to the rainforest

By Fergus Kennedy, Royal Society of Biology travel grant recipient The Danum Valley Field Centre is nestled on the fringe of Danum Valley Conservation Area, one of the largest areas of protected lowland dipterocarp rainforest in Malaysian Borneo. To the east is secondary regenerated forest, and to the west is ancient primary forest, both home … Continue reading »

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Location, location, habitat – who shares our neighbourhood?

By David Urry, regional coordinator for the Society of Biology. Applications for the regional grant scheme close on 12th January 2015. Please contact David to find out more or to get involved with running activities in your local area. Curiosity is an innate and essential human quality. It is also the main driver for scientific … Continue reading »

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So you want to be an ecologist?

Sasha Dodsworth is an ecologist with The Ecology Consultancy. Sasha has over 7 years experience developing and implementing mitigation measures for a range of protected species including reptiles, great crested newts, badgers, bats and riparian mammals. Sasha will be speaking about ecology and consultancy careers at our Life Sciences Careers Conference at the Royal Veterinary College on … Continue reading »

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