Monday, 12 August 2013

Biosciences seminars - spring 2014 schedule

Speakers for the Biosciences seminar series spring 2014

Venue: Zoology Museum
Time: 1pm

10 April
Speaker: Dr. Andrea Manica (Cambridge University, UK)
Title: The long march of the human genes

08 May
Speaker: Dr. Owen Jones (University of Southern Denmark, DK)
Title: Exploring the landscape of ageing and lifespan in the tree of life

22 May
Speaker: Dr. Edward Codling (University of Essex, UK)
Title: Disease detection in dairy cows through the analysis of individual and social movement behaviour

05 June
Speaker: Dr Andrew L Jackson (Trinity College Dublin, IE)
Title: Evolution of Information Processing

19 June
Speaker: Prof. Simon Leather (Harper Adams University, UK)
Title: Fertilizers, insect pests and natural enemies

Biosciences seminars - winter 2014 schedule

Speakers for the Biosciences seminar series winter 2014

Venue: Zoology Museum
Time: 1pm

30 January
Speaker: Prof. Kam Tang (Swansea University, UK)
Title: Myth and Mystery of Mid-water Methane

13 February
Speaker: Dr. Gabriele Cozzi (University of Zurich, UK)
Title: Carnivore spatial ecology: interspecific interactions & population demography

27 February
Speaker:  Dr. Thomas Ezard (University of Southampton, UK)
Title: The fitness costs of adaptation by genetic assimilation, phenotypic plasticity and maternal effects

13 March
Speaker: Dr. Christoph Scherber (University of Goettingen, D)
Title: Plant diversity, global change, and multitrophic interactions

20 March
Speaker: Prof. Adrian Thomas (University of Oxford, UK)
Title: Evolutionary Biomechanics: adaptations for flight performance in birds

27 March
Speaker: Dr Eric Morgan (University of Bristol, UK)
Title: Spatial parasite transmission in wild ungulates and carnivores

Biosciences seminars - autumn 2013 schedule

Speakers for the Biosciences seminar series autumn 2013

Venue: Zoology Museum
Time: 1pm

03 October
Speaker: Dr. James Herbert Read (University of Upsala, Sweden)
Title: The Collective Behaviour of Fish Shoals

14 October (Note change of day!)
Speaker: Dr. Jason Chapman (Rothamsted Research, UK)
Title: Chasing the High-fliers: Recent Insights from Radar Studies of Insect Migration

07 November
Speaker: Dr. John N. Griffin (Swansea University, UK)
Title: The more the merrier? When, where and why does biodiversity matter for ecosystems?

19 November
Speaker: Dr. Jeanne A. Mortimer (University of Florida, USA & Island Conservation Society, Seychelles)
Title: Sea turtles research and conservation in the Indian Ocean

28 November
Speaker: Dr. Alex Thornton (University of Exeter, UK)
Title: Communication, culture and collective motion in corvid societies

05 December
Speaker: Prof. Andy Purvis (Natural History Museum, UK)
Title: Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems - Towards a global model of local biodiversity

19 December
Speaker: Dr. Marc Verdegem (Wageningen University, Netherlands)
Title: Biological Management of Aquatic Systems