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Department of Zoology


Professor Rebecca Kilner’s burying beetles will be the stars of ‘B-movie beetles’, to be aired during The One Show, postponed from  (Tues 27 Jan) at 7.00pm.  A new date will be posted as soon as possible.


Professor Andrew Balmford’s recent appearance on a Radio 4 debate, Shared Planet (on the “Half & Half” conservation concept) can be heard here:


This Friday, 30th January, Dr William Foster and Mattew Lowe feature in Michael Portillo’s Great British Railway Journeys BBC2 6.30 pm; “Oakham to Cambridge”. The last 2–5 minutes features Michael Portillo in Christ’s College, with Darwin specimens from the Museum.


Finally, Professor Malcolm Burrows’ research on fleas is featured in David Attenborough’s programme, "Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities"; Monday 2 February 2015, 9.00 p.m., Watch channel.