The research, published in Trends in Ecology and Evolution, argues that human ancestors did evolve in Africa but were scattered across continent, largely kept apart by a combination of diverse habitats and shifting environmental boundaries, such as forests and deserts.
Published: Jul 12, 2018 10:16:24 AM
Article co-authored by Matilda Katan highlights the importance of embracing virtual reality by the higher education community
Authors of the article published in the Times Higher Education in May argue that failure to engage by universities with immersive technologies presents a wasted opportunity. These innovations have the potential to enhance interactions with external stakeholders and alumni and can be employed to aid greater research and education integration.
Published: Jul 12, 2018 10:02:00 AM
Congratulations to Dr Francesca Cacucci who has just secured a 5-year prestigious Wellcome Trust Investigator award. Her research will investigate how hippocampal spatial responses develop in the rat, and what are the relative roles of experience-dependent and independent processes in building cognitive maps.
Published: Jul 9, 2018 10:06:53 AM
We are pleased to report that Arantza Barrios was recently awarded a Leverhulme Trust Project Grant of £192,000 for 3 years to investigate the influence of biological sex on learned odour preferences.
Published: Jul 6, 2018 11:37:47 AM
The JZ Young lecture theatre was packed full of staff, students and FLS alumni for this year’s Faculty of Life Sciences Anne McLaren lecture on 28 June.
Published: Jul 6, 2018 10:42:35 AM