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  • Rachel Ball
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    Posted by Dr Christina Stanley , Senior Lecturer in Animal Behaviour and Welfare, Programme Leader for MSc Animal Behaviour & MSc Animal Welfare
    January 6, 2019

    Staff and students present their research at the 52nd Population Genetics Group conference.

    At the start of 2019, Dr Anna Muir and PhD students, Kate Peters and Rachel Ball, attended the 52ndPopulation Genetics Group meeting in Oxford to present their research, to hear about cutting-edge research taking place across the country, and to develop collaborations.

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  • Ryan Nolan presenting at PSGB meeting
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    Posted by Dr Christina Stanley , Senior Lecturer in Animal Behaviour and Welfare, Programme Leader for MSc Animal Behaviour & MSc Animal Welfare
    December 10, 2018

    Chester MRes student Ryan Nolan presents his work at PSGB conference

    Ryan Nolan, who has just graduated from our MRes Biological Sciences (Wildlife Behaviour and Conservation) programme, was delighted to be selected to present his research project results at the Primate Society of Great Britain winter conference at Bristol Zoo last week.

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    Posted by Dr Christina Stanley , Senior Lecturer in Animal Behaviour and Welfare, Programme Leader for MSc Animal Behaviour & MSc Animal Welfare
    December 10, 2018

    MSc student wins travel award to attend the 71st Annual conference of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute

    Alissa Böhm, a graduate of the MSc Wildlife Conservation 2017-18, was the recipient of a Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute travel award to attend the 71st Annual conference of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute, held in San Andres, Colombia in November 2018.

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  • Dr Catrin Rutland
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    Posted by Dr Christina Stanley , Senior Lecturer in Animal Behaviour and Welfare, Programme Leader for MSc Animal Behaviour & MSc Animal Welfare
    November 28, 2018

    Gender equality in STEMM: the current status

    The first of a series of events to be held by the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Life Sciences to promote gender equality in STEMM was a great success, with attendance by 40 people from across the faculty as well as from the Psychology department, Warrington Campus, and Hospitality.

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  • Ewan Harney presenting
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    Posted by Dr Christina Stanley , Senior Lecturer in Animal Behaviour and Welfare, Programme Leader for MSc Animal Behaviour & MSc Animal Welfare
    November 20, 2018

    Causes and consequences of phenotypic plasticity during development

    Dr Ewan Harney, from the Institut Francais de Recherche pour l’Exploitation de la Mer and the University of Liverpool, gave a fascinating overview of his work looking at phenotypic outcomes across multiple species, using transcriptomics and proteomics, to understand how species may respond to climate change. 

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  • Xenopus laevis - the African clawed frog
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    Posted by Dr Christina Stanley , Senior Lecturer in Animal Behaviour and Welfare, Programme Leader for MSc Animal Behaviour & MSc Animal Welfare
    November 15, 2018

    Future of amphibians in research

    A report has just been published in the Nature research journal "Lab Animal" on the NC3Rs/ZSL workshop on amphibian welfare held in October 2017, to which Dr Lottie Hosie and Prof Tessa Smith from our dept were invited to present their research findings.

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  • Diploptera punctata, the Pacific beetle roach
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    Posted by Dr Christina Stanley , Senior Lecturer in Animal Behaviour and Welfare, Programme Leader for MSc Animal Behaviour & MSc Animal Welfare
    November 14, 2018

    Scientific American recognition of innovative research from our department

    A paper authored by Dr Chrissy Stanley from our department, published in the journal "Ethology", recently formed the basis of an article in a leading international publication, Scientific American. This article reports innovative research on female association preferences in the cockroach species Diploptera punctata carried out by Chrissy, along with co-authors Huw Liddiard Williams (a former BSc Biology student in our department) and Prof Richard Preziosi (Manchester Metropolitan University).

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    Posted by Dr Christina Stanley , Senior Lecturer in Animal Behaviour and Welfare, Programme Leader for MSc Animal Behaviour & MSc Animal Welfare
    November 14, 2018

    Dr Sarah Millsopp's research featured in British Psychological Society pet guide

    Research conducted by Dr Sarah Millsopp, a senior lecturer within our department, has recently been included in a list of evidence-based tips for pet owners published by the British Psychological Society.

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  • A photo of a Grenada dove
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    Posted by Dr Christina Stanley , Senior Lecturer in Animal Behaviour and Welfare, Programme Leader for MSc Animal Behaviour & MSc Animal Welfare
    November 14, 2018

    Heredity Fieldwork Grant will support PhD research to sample the critically endangered Grenada Dove

    A Biological Sciences PhD student has received a competitive grant from the Genetics Society that will benefit conservation of a species at risk of extinction.

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    Posted by Dr Christina Stanley , Senior Lecturer in Animal Behaviour and Welfare, Programme Leader for MSc Animal Behaviour & MSc Animal Welfare
    November 1, 2018

    Genetics Society Conference Attendance Grant success for PhD students

    Two PhD students within the department, Rachel Ball and Kate Peters, have been successful in receiving funding to attend the Population Genetics Group (PopGroup) 52 meeting in Oxford at the start o

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  • Dr Emma Creighton
    October 17, 2018

    Leisure horse welfare - killing with kindness?

    Dr Emma Creighton, Clinical Animal Behaviourist and former member of the Biological Sciences department, gave an engaging overview of her research on UK leisure horse welfare, as well as discussing current and future impacts of anthrozoological research on equine managment practices. 

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  • September 24, 2018

    New PhD project focuses on long finned pilot whale conservation

    PhD student, Rachel Ball, receives a competitive University of Chester postgraduate bursary to support her work on cetacean conservation around the British Isles.

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