Posted: 24 February 2014
In his latest blog blog post, it is not so much of a write-up of work done so much as it is a wish list of work to do!
Dr Shaw explains:
At the moment, we have three separate programmes collecting these springtail barcodes. One focuses specifically on just two genera (Entomobrya and Lepidocyrtus) overseen by Brent Emerson of UEA + la Laguna Tenerife. A second forms part of PhD work by Stephanie Bird – co-funded by the Royal Horticultural Society. The third programme is more ad-hoc, overseen by Carly Benefer (Plymouth) and it is this third programme that forms the basis of this blog. We should also add mention of some work by Jonathan Ellis of Manchester Metropolitan University, who (with MSc students) has been barcoding inter-tidal Anuridas.
Read the full blog here
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Posted: 2 October 2017
Local communities in East Africa to benefit from coastal heritage sites
Professor Garry Marvin from the University of Roehampton’s Department of Life Sciences is using his expertise to support a £2 million research project to help East African communities better understand and benefit from marine cultural heritage. To support the project, the University is offering four East African students PhD scholarships.
Posted: 13 September 2017
Department of Life Sciences collaborates with NHS patients in garden project
The Department of Life Sciences is collaborating with NHS patients as part of a gardening programme taking place on campus this summer.
Posted: 30 August 2017