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Ursula Mittwoch celebrates her 90th with colleagues, past and present

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Ursula Mittwoch 90th - Group Photo

Professor Ursula Mittwoch, possibly one of UCL's longest standing associates, celebrated her 90th birthday with friends and colleagues from GEE, from the former Galton Laboratory and from the wider-UCL academic community.

Nick Lane to receive 2015 Biochemical Society Award

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Biochemical Society Award Image

The award is in recognition of Nick Lane's sustained and diverse contribution to the molecular life sciences, with a special emphasis on education and the public understanding of science.

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BBC Inside Science: Kate Jones talks about Technology for Nature

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The tools and gadgets available to remotely track animals and monitor populations and their habitats are getting better and more mechanised. Cameras mounted on birds can record where they fly; audio recordings capture bat calls; satellite images monitoring habitat change. However all this digital data needs to be analysed. Professor Kate Jones, an expert on biodiversity at University College London, thinks that this is where more technological advances are needed. She wants image recognition programmes to scan through millions of remote camera images, or sound recognition of hundreds of thousands of bat calls to be developed.

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