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New exchange programme takes vet students to Australia

20 August 2014

Two postgraduates among the first intake on the Vet School’s MSc in Global Wildlife Health and Conservation have recently returned from a successful visit to Western Australia.

Bristol student finds new species of tree frog

20 August 2014

A new species of tree frog has been discovered in the forests of Madagascar by an MSc student at the University of Bristol.

Study finds the evolution of marine crocodilians was constrained by ocean temperatures

19 August 2014

The ancestors of today's crocodiles colonised the seas during warm phases and became extinct during cold phases, according to a new Anglo-French study which establishes a link between marine crocodilian diversity and the evolution of sea temperature over a period of more than 140 million years.

Butterflies evolve narrower diets in response to climate change

19 August 2014

A UK butterfly species has responded to recent climate change by evolving a narrower diet, new research from the University of Bristol has found.

How the Asian monsoon affects methane emissions

19 August 2014

Scientists at the Cabot Institute have shown how changes in the Asian monsoon affected emissions of methane, a prominent greenhouse gas, from the Tibetan Plateau.

Cabot academic awarded Royal Society fellowship

12 August 2014

Three academics from the University of Bristol have been awarded prestigious fellowships from the Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of science including Cabot Institute member Prof Alistair Hetherington.