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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….

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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,…

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UoG Skomer Seabird Field Researcher

I’m pleased to announce an outstanding opportunity to join a long-running seabird project in a stunning island location, working with a wider team of dedicated and inspiring researchers and conservation staff. The contract involves the monitoring of six…

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Pembrokeshire, puddles, and plankton!

Field courses are key part of our bioscience courses, the perfect opportunity to see for yourself and practise hands-on skills in biology. Here, Lucy Kitchen and Bobbie Hemmings write about our new NS5218 Marine Biology field course. (Check…

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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…

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