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Declining fire threatens Serengeti ecosystem

Posted on Tuesday 9 July 2019

A study of the Serengeti-Mara ecosystem involving researchers from the University of York has revealed that increasing livestock numbers are threatening the ecology of the area by reducing fires.

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National Student Survey 2019

Posted on Friday 5 July 2019

We’re delighted to have some of the happiest biology students in the UK.

The Serengeti-Mara squeeze – one of the world’s most iconic ecosystems under pressure

Posted on Thursday 27 June 2019

Increased human activity around one of Africa’s most iconic ecosystems is “squeezing the wildlife in its core”, damaging habitation and disrupting the migration routes of wildebeest, zebra and gazelle, an international study has concluded.

Drones could protect coffee plants from devastating fungal disease

Posted on Thursday 27 June 2019

A team of UK scientists, including researchers at the University of York, are researching how to apply drone technology to prevent the spread of a fungal disease which devastates coffee crops.

York researcher to study medicinal potential of East Asian tree

Posted on Thursday 27 June 2019

A University of York researcher has been awarded a Future Leaders Fellowship from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to investigate how a small tree native to East Asia could help in the creation of new medicines.

Africa’s elephant poaching rates in decline, but scientists warn iconic animal is still under threat

Posted on Thursday 27 June 2019

Elephant poaching rates in Africa have started to decline after reaching a peak in 2011, an international team of scientists have concluded.

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Tue
23
Jul

CANCELLED

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Xiaobo Li, Westlake University, Hangzhou, China

Fri
26
Jul

Size matters: accurate detection and phasing of Structural Variations

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Fritz Sedlazeck, Baylor College of Medicine

Fri
26
Jul

Perspectives on cancer subtypes - From genomics to molecular pathology

1.00PM, Q/014

Dr Gottfrid Sjödahl (Lund University, Sweden)

Fri
26
Jul
Mon
29
Jul

Natural Products in Predator-Prey Interactions

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Pierre Stallforth, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology

Fri
16
Aug
Mon
14
Oct

Title TBC

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre B/K/018

Professor Ian Collinson, University of Bristol

Tue
15
Oct

TBC

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Professor Saskia van Wees, Utrecht University

Fri
18
Oct

Title TBC

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Professor Tom Elliot, University of Southampton

Fri
25
Oct

Open Source Drug Discovery for Infectious Diseases

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Professor Matthew H. Todd