We are pleased to announce the programme for our Spring Conference held at the University of Exeter, 20th - 22nd April 2018. The Mammal Society’s 64th Spring Conference and AGM starts on Friday evening with the announcement and prize giving for the Mammal Photographer of the Year, whose … [Read more...] about Programme announced for Mammal Society’s 64th Spring Conference and AGM
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Join us for the Mammal Society's 7th Student Conference! The conference is being held on the 27th and 28th of April 2018 at the University of Worcester. This two-day event brings together a range of students, at all stages of study, to discuss mammal research. It is a chance to also meet with … [Read more...] about Calling all students!
Natural England has appointed an all expert panel to aid bat conservation in the UK. The panel which includes Mammal Society Chair, Prof. Fiona Mathews, will help shape the future of bat conservation, provide a forum for ideas and ensure that an evidence based approach is used to secure better … [Read more...] about Mammal Society Chair, Prof. Fiona Mathews joins new government bat conservation panel
The 2018 Training Brochure is here. Our training courses are for everyone, from interested individuals, to conservationists and ecological consultants, who want to develop their knowledge, field skills and experience for personal interest or professional development. From species introduction … [Read more...] about 2018 Training Brochure
Bats make high pitched calls inaudible to the human ear. These secret sounds can be recorded using specialised equipment, and the approach is frequently used to help determine whether bats are likely to be adversely affected by proposed developments such as new housing or roads. However, there are … [Read more...] about Making sense of clicks and squeaks: Mammal Society launches Ecobat
The raccoon dog is a little-known character on Britain’s growing list of non-native invasive species. Currently it is legal to purchase and import this non-native relative of the fox in to the UK, and there appears to be a fashion to buy and keep this animal as a novel pet Unsuspecting owners … [Read more...] about “The raccoon dog, definitely not for Christmas” says the Mammal Society
We are delighted to announce that the Sea Watch Foundation have offered Mammal Society members 15% off their Cetacean Survey Training Course. The Sea Watch Foundation is the most experienced organisation in the UK for training observers and students interested in marine mammals. Courses take place … [Read more...] about Sea Watch Foundation discount available for Mammal Society members.
This is the first call for papers or posters for the 2018 student conference to be held at the University of Worcester on the 27th of April. We encourage students of all levels to submit their work for oral or poster presentations. Presentations do not have to be based on UK mammals; we would love … [Read more...] about The Mammal Society 7th Student Conference – Call for papers
The once familiar hedgehog has declined dramatically over the past few decades. Surprisingly, for such a well-loved creature, very little is known about why the hedgehog is in crisis. This makes it difficult to target conservation efforts to where they will be most effective. It is presumed that … [Read more...] about Ever wondered what hedgehogs get up to when we’re not looking?
Post-doctoral Scientific Officer Applications are invited for a two-year post-doctoral scientific officer position that will focus on investigating key evidence gaps that currently hinder the conservation of British Mammals. This full-time post is available from 1st February 2018, and … [Read more...] about Would you like to join the team? We have a new vacancy!