• 20 Oct

    International recognition for University of Glasgow One Health scientist

    The Institute's Professor Sarah Cleaveland has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine. Membership is considered one of the highest honours in the fields of health and medicine, and recognises individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievements and commitment to service. Professor Cleaveland was elected to NAM as a result of her years of work and research into zoonotic and livestock diseases in developing countries.
  • 15 Oct

    Environmental changes disrupt seasonal rhythms of life

    Plants and animals, including humans, show strong seasonal cycles in health, behaviour and abundance, but these 'rhythms of life' are being disrupted, according to a study published this week by nine members of the Institute with researchers from 26 other institutions worldwide. The study highlights a clear need to work across disciplines to fully understand the impacts of seasonal disruption, and the extent to which we can adapt to change.
  • 15 Sep

    First glimpse of rare Peruvian animals revealed in camera trap footage

    A series of remarkable new camera trap videos reveal the first ever footage of a critically endangered bird, the Sira currasow. The images come from a project in the Sira Communal Reserve of Peru, co-led by Institute researcher Andy Whitworth together with Andy Beirne at the University of Exeter. It has also confirmed the presence of the vulnerable spectacled bear, on which the children’s character Paddington Bear is based.
  • 07 Sep

    Launch of the AfricanBioservices project in the Serengeti National Park

    Institute researchers join an African-European network of scientists who are cooperating on the project: Linking biodiversity, ecosystem functions and services in the Serengeti-Mara Region, East Africa—Drivers of change, causalities and sustainable management strategies (AfricanBioservices). The four-year project had its official launch last week in Seronera, Serengeti National Park.
  • 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.
  • 06 Jan

    The Scottish Tropical Ecology & Biology Meeting (STEB 2015) 31st Jan

    We will be hosting the Scottish Tropical Ecology and Biology conference at the University of Glasgow on the 31st of January. We have an excellent line up of talks from researchers at all stages of their careers. A diverse range of topics will be covered, including: botany, bats, evolution, fish, behaviour, ornithology, physiology, herpetology, marine mammals and expedition planning.