wildlife

An amazing placement opportunity for one life sciences student

Scottish Lowland Research have one placement on offer at their Trust in Scotland and it could be yours! The sandwich placement on offer is for a student to undertake research in Scotland relating to lowland game and wildlife and the habitats they share, in particular woodlands and farmland. The research is...

Ecology field trip to Malham

Life Sciences students taking the Evolution and Ecology module took a beautiful field trip to Malham, in Yorkshire to study field ecology, landscape and conservation. Around 100 first year students spent 3 days on site studying the habitats and nature and saw some wonderful sights. They looked at different groups of...

Life after Lincoln’s Animal Behaviour Welfare course

From hand-raising cheetah cubs to caring for grown lions, Animal Behaviour and Welfare alumni Thomas Trew takes his University of Lincoln degree all the way to Africa. Read his story here: “I went straight to Namibia where I volunteered for a month at Harnas Wildlife Foundation. I cared for and rehabilitated injured...

Wildlife in built-up areas: undervalued in our urban ecosystems

Urban wildlife such as deer, foxes and badgers should be cherished for the ecological benefits they bring to towns and cities, rather than feared as potentially harmful pests, scientists argue in a new report. The review, published in the scientific journal Wildlife Research, states that in order for humans...

New courses create even more career options

Students interested in wildlife management, medical research, animal ecology, pharmaceutical sciences and veterinary medicine have now even more options when it comes to degree courses. To satisfy an increased demand in science-related subjects three new BSc (Hons) degrees in Biochemistry, Zoology and Pharmaceutical Sciences are being introduced at the...

Inspiring Volunteers in Tanzania

Richard Sands has recently returned to the UK after spending an extended period in rural Tanzania where he worked with the Society for Environmental Exploration. While in the field, Richard taught biology in a local secondary school and supervised volunteers while they carried out conservation research. He also took...