A sneak peek ‘Behind the SCENE’

Thought all the exciting research in the Institute was centred in Glasgow city itself? Think again! On the banks of Loch Lomond sits the University’s field station, the Scottish Centre for Ecology and the Natural Environment (SCENE), which hosts an array of exciting field and lab based studies. SCENE’s remote location means that staff and […]

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Episode 32 – Nature’s Greatest Masterpiece

Humans have a complex relationship and checkered history with elephants. Once the revered subjects of myths and legends, elephants have increasingly become the objects of economic greed and the victims of habitat loss. Episode 32 – Nature’s Greatest Masterpiece-An interview with Phyllis Lee   In this episode of Naturally Speaking Shorts, Laurie Baker (@llbaker1707) is joined by elephant […]

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Where the wild things are

Parasitic diseases represent a pressing issue for human health and conservation. While lab studies have provided exquisite detail on host-parasite interactions they often lack whole organism or ecological context. Here Paulina Pontifes, a recent graduate from our Masters programme in Quantitative Methods in Biodiversity, Conservation and Epidemiology introduces us to the emerging field of wild […]

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Communities against rabies

For a completely preventable disease, the fact that rabies still kills around 160 people a day highlights a more fundamental problem for controlling the disease. Despite a range of control measures available, the secret to sustainable rabies prevention may not rest with governments alone, but instead with the communities most at risk. In today’s post Research […]

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