Can robotics aid sustainable development? Can we end football hooliganism? Sex & Bugs and Rock ‘n Roll: we took environmental issues and our science mission to Glastonbury. Read more in our June RoundUp.
- Will security costs hamper rhino conservation in southern Africa? Professor Keith Somerville of the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology gives his expert comment on the South African Rhino Conservation situation.
- Understanding the impacts of Gold Mining on Biodiversity; PhD Candidate Sean Glynn has just returned from fieldwork in Guyana. He explains the data collecting method, its purpose and his hopes for the research.
- Research published by Primates and led by PhD student, Hella Péter has found that rainforest chimpanzees are digging wells for cleaner water and that the behaviour is spreading. Find out more.
- Tanya Humle is off on a lifetime opportunity in Africa. Read about it here.
Does loving a group mean hating its rivals?
- New research led by Dr Martha Newson has found that how hostile rival football fans are towards each other is influenced by their age, gender and how threatened they feel by rivals. Read here.
Can robotics help us achieve sustainable development?
- An international team of scientists including Professor Zoe Davies, have assessed how robotics and autonomous systems might facilitate or impede the delivery of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Find out more.
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- Conservation student, Ardiantiono has been selected as 1 of 30 individuals to join Indonesia’s Science Leadership Collaborative. Read more.
- The Nuaulu World of Plants, by Emeritus Professor Roy Ellen’s 2021 book, has won the 2022 Mary W. Klinger Book Award given by the Society for Economic Botany for an outstanding book published in the discipline of Economic/Ethno Botany. More information.
- Dr Daniel Ingram, soon to join the School of Anthropology and Conservation is part of a cohort of 84 promising future leaders in research and innovation selected for UKRI Fellowships in round six of the £900m scheme. Learn more.