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British Ecological Society honours Professor Bill Sutherland

28 August 2019

We are delighted to offfer our congratulations to Professor Bill Sutherland who has been awarded Honorary Membership of the British Ecological Society . This is the highest award the BES gives, recognising exceptional contributions at international level to the generation, communication and promotion of ecological...

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ZSL Thomas Henry Huxley Award and Marsh Prize Winner

13 June 2019

The Department is delighted to send its congratulations to Dr Erasmus zu Ermgassen whose PhD thesis ‘ Strategies for sustainable livestock production in Brazil and the European Community ' has won this year's Thomas Henry Huxley Award and Marsh Prize , given jointly by the Zoological Society of London and the Marsh...

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Top Student Award

17 October 2018

We are delighted to offer our congratulations to one of our most recent Zoology students, Andrew Catherall, who has won the Royal Society of Biology's Top Student Award. This award is given to students who have achieved the highest percentage in their undergraduate bioscience degree at their institution. One of the aims of...

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Dr Rosie Trevelyan wins a British Ecological Society Award

22 August 2018

We were delighted to hear that our good friend and colleague Dr Rosie Trevelyan has received this year’s Equality and Diversity Champion award from the British Ecological Society . This award recognises an individual or group who has made significant, innovative and cumulatively outstanding contributions to enhancing the...

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Francis Crick Medal and Lecture 2019

18 July 2018

Many congratulations to Dr Greg Jefferis who has been awarded the Royal Society's Francis Crick Medal and Lecture 2019 for his discoveries concerning the developmental and functional logic of sensory information processing. Greg has a long association with the University of Cambridge and with the Department of Zoology. He...

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Janet Moore Prize 2018

15 June 2018

The winner of this year’s Janet Moore Prize for supervising in Zoology is Riva Riley . Riva received her award from Dr Tim Weil, Deputy Head of Department (Teaching), at the annual Part II Zoology finalists' party. The prize is awarded on the basis of nominations from Zoology students and module organisers. One student...

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Dr Andrea Manica - ZSL Scientific Medal Winner

12 June 2018

The Department offers its congratulations to Dr Andrea Manica on the award of the Zoological Society of London’s Scientific Medal, given to those with less than 15 years postdoctoral experience, for distinguished work in Zoology. Andrea started life in the department as a Part II Zoology student. He graduated in 1997 with...

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Two Zoological Society of London honours

23 April 2018

We are delighted to announce that the Zoological Society of London has awarded two honours to members of our department. Dr Andrea Manica has been awarded the prestigious Scientific Medal 2018 for research scientists with up to 15 years postdoctoral experience for distinguished work in Zoology. Andrea’s research focuses on...

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Meerkat morning weights

1 December 2017

Many congratulations to Dr Dominic Cram, a Research Associate in our Large Animal Research Group, whose photograph Meerkat morning weights has won the "Ecology in Action" category of the British Ecological Society's "Capturing Ecology" photography competition . The photograph was submitted along with the following...

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2017 Marsh Book of the Year prize awarded to Tim Clutton-Brock

6 November 2017

Many congratulations to Professor Tim Clutton-Brock whose book Mammal Societies has been awarded the 2017 Marsh Book of the Year prize by the British Ecological Society. The Marsh Book of the Year Award acknowledges the important role that books have on ecology and its development. This prize is funded by the Marsh...

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