On the Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 October BESS (Biodiversity and Ecosystem Service Sustainability), it’s four research consortia (CBESS, DURESS, WESSEX, F3UES) and numerous research grants descended on National Railway Museum in York.
The CBESS team at the University of St Andrews joined fellow researchers at ResearchLIVE! in St Andrews.
Prof Martin Solan (of CBESS), Dr Clive Trueman and Dr Laura Grange are hosting a two day meeting at University of Southampton.
The CBESS team is once again returning to Warton Sands in Morecambe Bay to deliver the second Advanced Training Short Course funded by NERC; biodiversity and ecosystem assessment in the coastal margin (BESA)
The CBESS team met in York at the start of January for two days to discuss the best way to incorporate scale and context into our data analysis and how to best approach up-scaling biodiversity and ecosystem services and finally the creation of novel tools for Ecosystem Service Provisioning.
Applications for the 2015 NERC Advanced Training Course: ‘biodiversity and ecosystem service assessment in the coastal margin (BESA)’ are open until 14 November 2014.
Thanks to the success of this year’s NERC funded training course in coastal field techniques, CBESS and MASTS running the course again in February 2015.
This has been a summer of socio-economics for CBESS, with the second recreational stakeholder workshop being held in Barrow-in-Furness in May. The workshop was ran in collaboration with the Morecambe Bay Partnership, who found us the amazing Art Gene venue and did an excellent job of recruiting participants and promoting the event. Representatives from multiple recreational sectors attended from around the Morecambe Bay area and helped us understand how they use the bay recreationally. Continue reading
On 8 March 2014, the University of St Andrews hosted Science Discovery Day at the School of Physics & Astronomy. Over 400 visitors got to try their hand at innovative science.