Steve Bourne will present a Marine Life talk entitled ‘Using DNA to explore invasive species – how four letters open up a window into the world of the globe’s hitchhikers‘ in August 2016.
Marc Rius, Peter Teske and Christopher McQuaid were awarded a NRF Grant from the Competitive Programme for Rated Researchers 2015 in December. This 3-year grant will sponsor research projects in South Africa.
Edward Wort was awarded a research grant from the Malacological Society of London in April. This grant will sponsor part of the genetic work for his PhD.
Jamie Hudson visited the Station Biologique de Roscoff in February. This visit allowed Jamie to further develop his independent research project.
Steve Bourne and Edward Wort started their PhDs (partly funded by SPITFIRE) in October.
Alex Sullivan was awarded a Professor Mike Clark award in May. This award will sponsor Alex’s independent research project.
Stefano Scocca was awarded a Leonardo da Vinci mobility award in April. This award will support Stefano’s research internship.
The Ecology & Evolution Lab opened in October.