10 April 2013
Mark Viney is being awarded the CA Wright Medal of the British Society for Parasitology.
18 March 2013
The Ant Lab at the University of Bristol took part in the BBC Four Planet Ant: Life Inside the Colony, showing how ants use surprisingly simple rules to solve complex problems.
18 March 2013
Plant cells communicate information about the time of day to their chloroplasts, the part of their cells that underpins all agricultural productivity on Earth, researchers at the University of Bristol have demonstrated in a study published today in Science.
4 March 2013
A host of new international scholars and holders of competitive PhD studentships will join the Graduate School of Biological Sciences in 2013/14
22 February 2013
Research by Professor Daniel Robert, Dr Heather Whitney and Dominic Clarke in the School of Biological Sciences which found that bees and flowers communicate using electrical fields was covered by The Times, The Guardian, The Daily Mail, New Scientist, BBC News, Nature.com, The Australian, Le Figaro, German Public Radio, Globe and Mail (Canada) and other media around the world.
19 February 2013
Greater conservation of threatened acacia trees is needed to preserve vulnerable species of rare insectivorous bats in Israel, according to new research by biologists at the University of Bristol. Dense areas of flourishing acacia trees are in decline due to increasing water stress and the encroachment of human activity into their ecosystem, but such trees represent the only habitat that supports some rare and endangered species of bat.
15 February 2013
Two new taught MSc programmes in Animal Behaviour and Agricultural Ecosystems within the School of Biological Sciences are now open to applicants.
12 February 2013
Dr Christos Ioannou awarded ASAB Young Investigator Award.
7 February 2013
The School of Biological Sciences has attracted a further two prestigious Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowships (IIF) this year.
4 February 2013
The Royal Society has extended Antony Dodd’s prestigious University Research Fellowship for a further three years.