• 22 Jun

    Dr Heather Ferguson awarded Zoological Society of London Scientific Medal

    The Zoological Society of London has awarded Dr Heather Ferguson the ZSL Scientific Medal, one of the most prestigious awards in the field, given to research scientists with no more than 15 years postdoctoral experience for distinguished work in zoology. The award cited her work on the ecology and control of African malaria vectors over the past 12 years, as part of a longstanding research and training partnership with the Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) in Tanzania.
  • 20 Jun

    Markus Borner awarded the 2016 Blue Planet Prize

    Dr. Markus Borner, an honorary professor at the University of Glasgow and the former Director of Frankfurt Zoological Society’s (FZS) Africa Programme, has recently been awarded the highly-prestigious Blue Planet environmental prize in recognition of his work on wildlife and ecosystem conservation in Africa over the past 40 years.
  • 13 Jun

    Telling tails: recreating the nutrition diary of Serengeti wildebeest

    A team of researchers from the Institute have developed techniques to recreate a personalised diary of an animal’s lifetime. The research allows researchers to recreate nutritional timelines that illuminate the past experiences of Serengeti wildebeest by looking only at the animals’ tail hair.
  • 12 May

    Tiziana Lembo awarded Royal Society of Edinburgh's Patrick Neill Medal

    Dr Tiziana Lembo, a Research Fellow in the Institute, has been awarded the Patrick Neill medal by the Royal Society of Edinburgh for her breadth of expertise in veterinary medicine, data analysis, epidemiology of zoonotic disease, and public and animal health in the developing world.
  • 03 May

    Telomere Workshop (Oct 16)

    Workshop is part of the Leverhulme International Network on understanding diversity in telomere dynamics.
  • 13 Nov

    One-day meeting—Vector Biology & Disease (26th November)

    One 26th November there will be a one day meeting of the Vector Biology & Disease Group with talks from the principle researchers and a poster session to share activity between members of the group and with other interested parties.
  • 26 Oct

    Workshop - PALS

    Next week (2nd November 2016), a workshop on comparative aspects of telomere biology will be hosted by members of the Physiology and Life Histories group.
  • 06 Aug

    Bovine Tuberculosis Workshop 2015

    The Boyd Orr Centre for Population and Ecosystem Health of the University of Glasgow, together with the Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine and the School of Veterinary Medicine are pleased to announce the second workshop on Bovine Tuberculosis on the 3rd-4th September 2015 in Glasgow.