Tag: Julia Webb

Striding out with equine dissertation

For my dissertation project, I chose to investigate how a rider can influence the movement of a horse; specifically how the position of the leg affects equine biomechanics. This sounds really complex but it basically means that I…

Environmental Pollution and Remediation Field Trip – where there’s muck, there’s brass!

Masters students and staff from the Environmental Pollution and Remediation module (NS7907) had a fantastic site visit to Sandford Farm in Reading last week. The purpose of the trip was to examine the pollution that had occurred on the site, and discuss the remediation…

Past island landscapes revealed by pollen

The vegetation history of a small island off the south west coast of Wales has long puzzled visitors and archaeologists. In late spring, Skomer Island is carpeted with bluebells, a species normally associated with woodlands, especially ancient natural…

Julia Webb talks forensics to Womens Institute

All the biosciences lecturers have activities outside lectures; it keeps us up to date with current research (enabling us to provide interesting and stimulating lectures), broadens our interests, promotes the university and the biosciences degrees to a wider…