Month: April 2014

Holly Tipper’s genetics research bursary

In summer vacations over the past few years we’ve been able offer students the opportunity to join our research teams. Here Holly Tipper writes about her experience of working on one of our research projects. During the summer of 2013, after…

Small Worlds at the University of Gloucestershire

Since joining the Bioscience department a year ago I have really enjoyed teaching and researching in the “small” (micro and molecular) areas of biology. I was fortunate enough to be awarded a Research Culture Bursary over the summer,…

Field course focus: small mammal survey at Cranham Common

We arrived at Cranham to complete our four day field course for the Introduction to Biological Methods module. We were all full of excitement as for many of us this was going to be our first real taste of what it…

#uniglos students at Malta Science Expo

It’s been hard work here in Malta with me, Mel and Cath taking part in the Malta Science Expo that started on Monday. There was no weekend off for us though, with a busy couple of days judging…

Dissertation focus: Chris Hatcher on Darwin’s “most wonderful plants in the world”

I thought I would write this blog in way that will hopefully interest you in carnivorous plants as well as giving an insight into some tips and experiences from my dissertation. ‘I care more for Drosera than the…