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Gee Research Blog

Planning for the Future – Resilience to Extreme Weather

Thu, 15 Jan 2015 15:13:14 +0000

As climate change progresses, extreme weather events are set to increase in frequency, costing billions and causing immeasurable harm to lives and livelihoods. GEE’s Professor Georgina Mace contributed to the recent Royal Society report on “Resilience to Extreme Weather”, which predicts the future impacts of increasing extreme weather events, and evaluates potential strategies for improving […]

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Forecasting Extinction

Mon, 05 Jan 2015 11:33:21 +0000

Classifying a species as either extinct or extant is important if we are to quantify and monitor current rates of biodiversity loss, but it is rare that a biologist is handy to actually observe an extinction event. Finding the last member of a species is difficult, if not impossible, so extinction classifications are usually estimates […]

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Changing Perspectives in Conservation

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:15:44 +0000

Our views of the importance of nature and our place within have changed dramatically over the the last century, and the prevailing paradigm has profound influences on conservation from the science that is conducted to the policies that are enacted. In a recent perspectives piece for Science, GEE’s Professor Georgina Mace considered the impacts that […]

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Function Over Form: Phenotypic Integration and the Evolution of the Mammalian Skull

Mon, 08 Dec 2014 14:05:52 +0000

Our bodies are more than just a collection of independent parts – they are complex, integrated systems that rely upon precise coordination in order to function properly. In order for a leg to function as a leg, the bones, muscles, ligaments, nerves and blood vessels must all work together as an integrated whole. This concept, […]

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The Best of Both Worlds:Planning for Ecosystem Win-Wins

Sun, 16 Nov 2014 12:25:44 +0000

The normal and healthy function of ecosystems is not only of importance in conserving biodiversity, it is of utmost importance for human wellbeing as well. Ecosystems provide us with a wealth of valuable ecosystem services from food to clean water and fuel, without which our societies would crumble. However it is rare that only a […]

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Post-Graduate Events

Post-graduate symposium

This is an annual event run by GEE that showcases the current research being undertaken by our post-graduate students. The symposium brings together a diverse range of research topics highlighting the enormous breadth and depth of science being carried out our department.  

2014 Poster and Talk Prizes

Best final year talk - Winner:
Alison Cotton

Best final year talk - Runners-up:
Antonia Ford
Lucia Bettedi

Best Poster - Winner:
Fabian Zimmer

Best Poster - Runner-up:
Sayed Jaffar Abbas

Best First year talk - Joint Winners:
Katherine Walker
Leanne Grech

2014 Abstract book

2013 Poster and Talk Prizes

Best final year talk - joint winners:
Jessica Bryant                 
Jorge Castillo-Quan

Best poster - joint winners:
Alison Jameson               
Alex Crampton-Platt     
Antonia Ford

Best first year talk Winner:
Fabian Zimmer

Best first year talk Runners-up:
Peter Rennert                  
Konstantinos Angelis

2013 Abstract book

2012 Poster and Talk prizes

Poster prize 1:  Ben Garrod
Poster prize 2:  Sahar Emran
Poster prize 3:  Mirna Kovacevic

Talk prize 1:  Anton Flugge
Talk prize 2:  Avigdor Lerner
Talk prize 3:  Jack Hesketh

2012 Abstract book

2011 Talk prizes

First prize:  Cassandra Coburn
Second prize shared by: Ripu Bains, Katherine Brown, Elisabeth Harley

Poster winners Verity Bennett, Anton Flügge, Avi Lerner

2011 Abstract book

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