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Satellite data to map endangered monkey populations on Earth

UEA BIO is working with the University of Leicester to identify biodiversity through satellite data. A team of scientists led by the Universities of Leicester and East Anglia are leading...

BIO PhD student's thesis receives award

Congratulations to BIO PhD student Joanne Godwin, whose thesis on Tribolium castaneum was recently awarded a Certificate of Commendation by the ZSL Thomas Henry Huxley Award and Marsh...

BIO Research Colloquium - Friday 30 June

The School of Biological Sciences will hold its annual Colloquium on Friday 30 June at the Thomas Paine Study Centre, where researchers will present their latest work to colleagues and guests. ...

BIO’s Lynn Dicks wins John Spedan Lewis Medal

Congratulations to Dr Lynn Dicks who has been awarded the John Spedan Lewis Medal by the Linnean Society for significant contribution to conservation in the field of entomology. Lynn, a NERC...

BIO achieves Athena SWAN Silver Award

We are delighted to announce that the School of Biological Sciences has been awarded Athena SWAN Silver status. The Athena SWAN Charter, created by the Equality Challenge Unit , is...

BIO Professor Jenny Gill Wins British Ornithologists’ Union Medal

Congratulations to Professor Jenny Gill, who has been awarded the BOU’s Union Medal at their annual conference.   The BOU is an international society that has promoted ornithology...

Diana Bell (BIO) is a partner in a plan to save at-risk species with Lottery funding

Norfolk and Suffolk’s Brecks will get nearly half a million pounds from a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) national award of £4.6 million, for a project to rescue 20 endangered species called ‘Back...

Flower-rich habitats increase survival of bumblebee families

New research involving BIO has revealed for the first time that flower-rich habitats are key to enhancing the survival of bumblebee families between years. The results, which come...

Awards enable talented SCI students to study at UEA

Donor scholarships are making it possible for some of the brightest students in the region to further their studies at the University of East Anglia (UEA). This year’s Scholarships...

Scientists unlock 51.7m-year-old genetic secret to Darwin theory

Scientists have identified the cluster of genes responsible for reproductive traits in the Primula flower, first noted as important by Charles Darwin more than 150 years ago. Darwin...