DTP student Emily Smith has been interviewed about her PhD research on invasive species for the Angling Times.
DTP student Sam Jones has written an article for The Conversation entitled “Yellowhammer: the Brexit bird with a story to tell about the EU”, about the impact of agricultural policy on this farmland bird.
DTP student Olly van Biervliet has produced several short youtube videos about his PhD project work on natural flood management and carbon sequestration in Scotland.
DTP student Alex McGoran was interviewed by The Natural History Museum about her research into microplastics and the recent post mortem of a Thames Estuary Seal.
DTP student Sam Jones has written an article for Geographical Magazine about his recent expedition to Mozambique.
DTP student Alex McGoran was interviewed by BBC News about her research into microplastics and their impact on aquatic organisms. As part of her PhD, Alex took part in a recent post mortem of a Thames Estuary Seal at the Natural History Museum, in the hopes of better understanding how plastic pollution is impacting these creatures.
Watch this 360 degree video taken by the ZSL Science team on board the Paamiut Arctic Research Vessel in Greenland, where DTP student Stephen Long conducted some of his PhD research.
DTP student Lucy Buck wrote about her recent trip to Mexico for the UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction (IRDR) blog, where she took part in the first 24-hour Pressure Cooker as part of the Understanding Risk Conference.
DTP student Leif Bersweden was interviewed for the latest episode of the Wild Flower Hour Podcast about his research on Orchids.
DTP students have been helping to run ZSL’s “Where The Wild Things Are” stall at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition this year, engaging the public with their research into wildlife ecology and conservation.
In a new study published in Nature Ecology & Evolution, a team led by Huw Groucutt and Michael D. Petraglia and including DTP student Richard Clark-Wilson, has made headlines around the world for their discovery of an 88,000 year old fossilised finger bone from a lake site in Saudi Arabia, challenging the idea that humans… Read More ›
DTP student Ellen Coombes presented a Nature Live talk on Microplastics and Whales, as part of the Natural History Museum’s Operation Earth event on Sunday the 8th April.
A new study published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, led by DTP student Andrew Knapp has been featured on the BBC News website. Read the full paper: Knapp et al. (2018) Patterns of divergence in the morphology of ceratopsian dinosaurs: sympatry is not a driver of ornament evolution. Proceedings of the Royal Society… Read More ›
Anglers take action to halt spread of invasive species as Check, Clean, Dry campaign starts to hit home
More anglers are taking steps to stop the spread of ‘alien’ species which pose a threat to the UK’s fish stocks and aquatic environments. Research conducted by the Angling Trust showed that almost half of anglers surveyed were now classed as ‘low risk’ – meaning they cleaned and dried equipment every time they returned from fishing – compared to just 21% five years ago. Originally posted by The Angling Trust.
DTP student Olly van Biervliet has made a video about his PhD project on natural flood management, which is available to view on the Van Walt You Tube channel.
DTP student Ellen Coombes will be presenting a Nature Live talk about The Social Side of the Killer Whale‘ at the Natural History Museum at 3pm on the 26th January 2018, where she’ll be discussing the social side of orcas, from close-knit relationships in family pods to sophisticated hunting techniques involving highly cooperative behaviour. Later… Read More ›
We are excited to announce that London DTP Student Rory Walshe received the GAIA Masters student paper award 2016 for his entry ‘Ayni, Ayllu, Yanantin and Chanincha: The Cultural Values Enabling Adaptation to Climate Change in Peruvian Andean Communities‘. The award comes with prize money of €1500, endowed by the Selbach Environmental Foundation, and a… Read More ›
DTP student Leif Bersweden appeared as a guest on the first ever Wild Flower Half Hour Podcast.
DTP student Selina Groh brought Crocodile evolution to the public this Good Friday at the Natural History Museum London. Her stall offered members of the public at Museum Lates the chance to see crocodile specimens up close, including extinct specimens as well as modern day species.
DTP students presented talks as part of the Center For Ecology and Evolution’s annual festival celebration, Wallmas.