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Anne & Adam’s African Anti-poaching Adventure

The University of Gloucestershire Biosciences team has been running a field course to Mankwe Wildlife Reserve in South Africa since spring 2012. In the first three trips, we had some amazing sightings of white rhino on the reserve,…

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A day with Sir David Attenborough

I thought leaving home and taking ‘nearly’ all my belongings with me to university was exciting/nerve racking enough, but within a month of settling into my new life I received an email with the most amazing news… that…

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Introducing Dan Stones – our new Senior Lecturer in Biosciences

Ever since watching the 80’s  kids TV show “Once upon a time…. Life”, I have been fascinated with how the human body works and in particular how our immune system fights disease. After completing my BSc in Medical…

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Abi’s research project on avian genetics

Research projects are an important part of our Biosciences degrees, giving students the opportunity to undertake new scientific research and learn crucial skills in projects management. Here, Abi Cox writes about her lab dissertation working with the genetics…

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Life in the Bush with African Wild Dogs

If we haven’t met already, my name is Tolga Aktas, and I am a current second-year Animal Biology student. If you are anything like me, then one of the reasons you embarked on this career in animal biology…

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Dissertation diaries: Louise on penguins and happy feet!

A key part of our bioscience degrees is the final year dissertation project – an excellent opportunity to get involved in research. Here. Louise writes about her project… My project was all about Penguins! I researched the cause…

Animal Biology
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Life after UoG: Holly Tipper on PhD, and coming back to teach at UoG

What do you want to do when you leave UoG? Do you know yet? I thought I knew quite early on in my degree – maybe even before my degree – but I’ve changed my mind more times…

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2018 Pitville Park Bioblitz

Are you keen on local wildlife? Join us on Saturday 9th June for the Cheltenham BioBlitz. We’ll be taking over Pittville Park and attempting to record as many species as possible, starting nice and early with a dawn…

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Students down on the farm at Cotswold Farm Park

On the 15th March, the Biosciences students were loaded onto a coach, and made our way to Cotswold Farm Park. Founded by Joe Henson, this working farm and educational park was established in the 1970s, and is currently…

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Plastic Pollution in Gull Colonies – Meg’s Dissertation Journey… so far

So, you know when you’re about to start third year and you realise this is the year when you do your dissertation and it’s the biggest assignment of your whole university degree? Yeah, so that moment hits you…

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