A developing tradition for biology PhD vivas is to celebrate the successful outcome with exquisitely rendered cake representations of the candidate’s study species. This week my PhD student Leandro Patino […]
Komsomolets Bay on the north eastern shore of the Caspian Sea, Kazakhstan, is a remote area of shallow water, with countless small inlets among extensive reed beds, sandbanks and islands. […]
Here’s a link to a short film by Kazakh colleagues about some of our work with them on Caspian seal ecology & conservation (in Russian with English subtitles).
For most people diseases and parasites are only seen as something to be eradicated because of their negative impacts on the health and well being of humans, or agricultural and […]