Category: Biology

Meet Your Lecturers: Dr. Matt Wood

This post is the first in a series by our Guest Editor, Tolga Aktas… There is a primary reason why all of us students at the School of Natural & Social Sciences are enrolled at our preferred courses….

Meet Tolga Aktas, Guest Editor of our blog series ‘Meet Your Lecturer’

Hello, my fellow UGlosBioscience students, and anyone else out there! For those who do not already know me, my name is Tolga Aktas and I am a current second-year Animal Biology student. I am an aspiring wildlife biologist,…

Lucy on life at UoG and winning the OUP ‘Achievement in Biosciences’ prize

I cannot believe that my three years studying BSc Biology at UoG are over! My time here has been exhilarating, full of ups and downs but with the help of the lecturers, staff and fellow students I feel…

Students raise funds for rhinos

Field courses are a highlight of our degree courses. Here, three of our final year students write about their 2015 trip to South Africa and some fundraising by @UoGBioSociety. The 2016 trip leaves on Saturday 7 May, and you can keep in…

Precipitation and prosimians: Claire Wheeler on her dissertation project

Claire writes about her own research project for her final year dissertation: a study into the effects of weather and visitor number on Ring-tailed lemurs in a walk-through zoo enclosure During the winter months of October- November 2014, I observed…

Sally Rogers at immunogenetics research workshop

Research is an important part of being a University academic, informing teaching and advancing knowledge. Sally Rogers, Senior Lecturer in Bioscience, writes about a recent visit to The Pirbright Institute. The Pirbright Institute in Surrey is a world leading…

Elizabeth Pimley on primates in West Africa

First published in Wild Travel last year, Dr Elizabeth Pimley (Research Associate in Biosciences) talks about her work on a fascinating group of primates: the pottos, angwantibos and bushbabies If you want to find out about the wildlife…