Student Spotlight - Sian Green PhD student at the University of Durham Twitter: @SianGreen92 Website: https://www.mammalweb.org/en/ Those of you following UK mammal news this summer will have seen the exciting news that a population of pine martens (Martes martes) has been confirmed in the New … [Read more...] about Camera trapping for pine martens: challenges, and how to tell who’s who
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Student Spotlight - María Pérez Tadeo PhD student at the Marine & Freshwater Research Centre (Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter: @mariaptadeo Website: https://mfrc-gmit.ie/meet-the-team/maria-perez-tadeo/ Background Grey seals … [Read more...] about Grey and Harbour Seals Along the West Coast of Ireland: Implications for Management & Conservation
Student Spotlight - Thomas Curran PhD student at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) Email: email@example.com Twitter: @ThomasCurran01 I am a 3rd year Ph.D. student in Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT), in the southeast of Ireland where I work as a member of the Molecular … [Read more...] about Using DNA as a tool to assess biodiversity
Student Spotlight - Eilidh Smith PhD student at Durham University Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter: @eilidh_mws Background Hillwalking has become increasingly popular in recent years, and Scotland is no exception. However, increased recreational activity in the hills can lead to … [Read more...] about The impact of disturbance on red deer
by Mammal Society Student Representative, Beth Smith - Twitter: @BethRSmith_ It’s been quite a year but we were really happy to be able to run the University Mammal Challenge this year, albeit a little differently to normal. Thank you to everyone who took part, you all did an incredible job of … [Read more...] about UMAC 2021 – we have a winner!
My name is Calista White, and I am studying Integrated Wildlife Conservation at the University of the West of England. I have always been very intrigued by animals and their habitats, and the advanced acceleration of climate change is what has spurred me to turn my passion into a career. Whilst … [Read more...] about Using Mammal Mapper for a Student Project!
Student Spotlight - Jono Fletcher PhD student at the University of Keele Email: email@example.com Twitter: @jwjfletcher Project overview Urban environments can be challenging places to live for animals due to dangers such as traffic, misadventure, toxic substances, conflict with … [Read more...] about How garden feeding affects the health and foraging behaviour of foxes, badgers and hedgehogs
This article was written by former Mammal Society Chair, Fiona Mathews. It has appeared in the magazine British Wildlife in June 2021. At the time of posting (19 June 2021) Wally the Walrus has moved from Tenby to France and Spain and was most recently seen off the coast of the Isles of … [Read more...] about Rare sightings and seals by Fiona Mathews