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Department of Zoology


The Department is delighted to offer its congratulations to several Postgrads who have received awards recently:

Cassie Stoddard - Thomas Henry Huxley Award and Marsh Prize, awarded by the ZSL Institute of Zoology to postgraduate research biologists attending a University in the UK on the basis of original work submitted as a doctoral thesis.

Helen Weavers - Awarded the Beddington Medal, the British Society for Developmental Biology's major award to a promising young biologist, awarded for the best PhD thesis in developmental biology submitted in the previous year.

Alexander Hackmann - Won "The Ralph and Mildred Buchsbaum Prize for Excellence in Photomicrography 2013" of the American Microscopical Society at the SICB (Society for Integrative and Comparative Physiology) conference in San Francisco in January 2013. Was also shortlisted from 1500 app to attend Parliament to present his poster about cleaning mechanisms against surface contamination in nature to a range of politicians and a panel of expert judges, as part of SET for Britain on Monday 18 March 2013.

Sarah Luke - Varley Gradwell Travelling Fellowship in Insect Ecology