PhD Spotlight | An Amazonian Adventure
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by Mar Pineda
3w ago
We travel to Brazil, canoe through the Amazon, and go on a quest to find the cardinal tetra. As part of my PhD research, I was fortunate enough to go to the Amazon and find out more about the aquarium trade, including how animals are harvested, and how this impacts not only fish populations, but ..read more
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Episode 87 – Marine Art and Science in Conversation
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by graemecullen1
1M ago
Connections between art and science are becoming ever more important and popular. In this episode of Naturally Speaking we have a conversation between the artist Olivier Leger and the University of Glasgow’s own Dr David Bailey. We hope you enjoy listening to their conversation, which covers a range of topics; from the purpose of science ..read more
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Episode 87 – Disease Ecology on Amsterdam Island: up close and personal with the albatross
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by paddymccleave
2M ago
In this episode, Taya Forde and Paddy McCleave are joined by Thierry Boulinier, a director of research at CNRS Centre d’Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive at the Université Montpellier. Thierry’s research focuses on the dispersal and dynamics of seabirds and their parasites, where he works with a range of collaborators, such as the French Polar Institute and ..read more
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10 years of Naturally Speaking (Part 2) – A look back at some of our favourite blogs
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by The Naturally Speaking Editors
11M ago
Last week Naturally Speaking turned 10 years old! While our first blog post wasn’t written until January 2015, we thought we’d take the time to celebrate the nearly 50 blogs that have been published since, celebrating the diversity of research and events going on with in the Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health & Comparative Medicine ..read more
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10 years of Naturally Speaking: Part 1 – A look back at some of our favourite podcasts
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by The Naturally Speaking Editors
11M ago
This week Naturally Speaking turns 10 years old! Our first podcast was published on May 15th, 2012. Since then, we have published a total of 86 podcasts, celebrating the diversity of research and events going on within the Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health & Comparative Medicine. In this post, we take this opportunity to look ..read more
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Episode 86 – Animal welfare… on the sheep farm
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by The Naturally Speaking Editors
1y ago
As consumers, we hope that the animals that provide our meat, milk, eggs, etc. are well cared-for and are kept in good welfare conditions. But what does this really mean in practice? This is the second of a pair of episodes that explore different aspects of farm animal welfare. In this episode, Naturally Speaking’s Taya ..read more
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Episode 85 – Dog phone and the dawn of the Doggoverse
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by MSI_Sajib
1y ago
Have you ever wondered what animal internet would look like? In this episode, Naturally Speaking’s Mohammad Saiful Islam Sajib and Taya Forde interview Dr. Ilyena Hirskyj-Douglas, a Lecturer in the School of Computing Science, and an associate at IBAHCM. Here, they talk about Ilyena’s work on Animal Connected Interfaces and how technology can play an ..read more
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Episode 84 – Animal welfare… on the dairy farm
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by The Naturally Speaking Editors
1y ago
Feature image courtesy of Eleanor Duncan, 2022 Don’t forget you can subscribe to automatically receive all our latest content, or just our podcasts. We are also available on iTunes and other podcast catchers. Intro and outro music sampled from: “The Curtain Rises” and “Early Riser” Kevin MacLeod[CC BY 3.0 ..read more
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Episode 83 – Thar She Blows! How and why whales and other large animals wash up on the Scottish coastline, and how you can help
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by sreedevigummuluri
1y ago
Ever wondered what it’s like inside a dead whale? In this podcast Masters student Sreedevi Gummuluri and Senior Research Fellow, Lucy Gilbert talk to Dr. Andrew Brownlow, a Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Epidemiology at IBAHCM. To celebrate Andrew’s 1st Anniversary at IBAHCM, he entertains us with tales from his lead role in the Scottish Marine Animal ..read more
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Art in the Institute
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by The Naturally Speaking Editors
1y ago
While a line is often drawn between the disciplines of Science and the Arts, much can be gained by walking the line between the two. It may be that scientists feel they can express their research subjects in unique ways through art, or perhaps art helps them gain novel perspectives. Whatever the reason, we have ..read more
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