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Registration is now open for EMPSEB21: 21st European Meeting for PhD Students in Evolutionary Biology. It’s organised by the University of Edinburgh, but will take place at the University of Stirling between 8-12th September 2015.

Published 24 March.

New cattle parasite study

Herds of African cattle could hold the secret to fighting parasitic diseases – such as malaria – in people, research suggests.

Published 23 March.

Climate-driven change to woodlands

Rare historic records of the changing seasons are helping scientists better understand how woodland trees and flowers are responding to climate change.

Published 3 March.

First red deer DNA profiling case

This is the first case in the United Kingdom where DNA from red deer has been used to link a suspect to a specific poaching incident.

Published 5 February.

Brian Charlesworth awarded

The Genetics Society of America (GSA) is pleased to announce that Brian Charlesworth, PhD (University of Edinburgh) has been awarded the Society's Thomas Hunt Morgan Medal for lifetime achievement in the field of genetics. The award, whose namesake was a Nobel laureate and geneticist, recognizes Dr. Charlesworth's profound impact on our understanding of population genetics and evolutionary biology. Dr. Charlesworth will receive the award at the 56th Annual Drosophila Research Conference, organized by GSA, March 4–8, 2015 in Chicago, IL.

Published 2 February.


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