Work-life balance in marine mammal science

A new article on the challenges of work-life balance in marine mammal science has just come out – published (appropriately) in the journal Marine Mammal Science.  This opinion piece from Sascha Hooker at the Sea Mammal Research Unit here in …

April 18, 2017 | Uncategorized


Speaker suggestions for International Day of Women and Girls in Science

In preparation for next year’s International Day of Women and Girls in Science, the School’s Equality and Diversity Committee would like your suggestions for an eminent female scientist to invite to speak about her work in February 2018. As you may …

April 13, 2017 | Uncategorized


Welcome to Caroline Kosiol

Carolin Kosiol is a new Lecturer in Bioinformatics. She works on problems at the intersection of computer science, maths and evolutionary biology. In particular, she wants to understand how natural selection has shaped the genomes of great apes and how …

April 12, 2017 | Uncategorized


New Head of School – Dr Clare Peddie

I’d like to extend my warm congratulations to Dr Clare Peddie, who has been confirmed as the next Head of the School of Biology. Clare will take up the post on 1 August 2017 when I step down after 3 …

April 12, 2017 | Uncategorized


Biology Equality and Diversity Committee careers event

On 17 January 2017 we held a careers session as part of the annual Biology Postgraduate Student Conference. Our intention was to highlight the diversity of careers available after a Biology PhD to the postgraduate and postdoctoral students in the …

March 26, 2017 | Uncategorized


Carnegie professorship

Prof Thompson awarded a 2017 Carnegie Centenary Professorship

January 19, 2017 | Uncategorized


Daphne Jackson Trust Fellowship Award

Dr Stefania Pasare receives Daphne Jackson Trust Fellowship Award

October 1, 2016 | Uncategorized


The nature of hummingbirds

Dr Sue Healy of the School of Biology, and fellow researcher Andy Hurly from the University of Lethbridge have been filming a documentary about animal cognition in the wild for the prestigious nature series The Nature of Things.

June 13, 2016 | Uncategorized


Bring your kids to work day

On Thursday 5 May, the Biology Department held its first “Bring Your Kids to Work Day”.

May 5, 2016 | Uncategorized


Young Academy of Scotland

Four staff from the School of Biology elected to Young Academy of Scotland

May 1, 2016 | Uncategorized