Month: June 2020

Guest writer: One microscope, two slides and some dyslexia by Eilidh Player

This post is written by Eilidh Player, a self-confessed nature nerd, Young Ambassador with Dyslexia Scotland, and graduate of SRUC. Eilidh was awarded the Royal Northern Agricultural Society’s Special Achievement Award for promoting, supporting and enhancing student life at SRUC, when she graduated last year. She is passionate about encouraging young people with dyslexia to …

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Guest writer: Socioeconomic diversity not just biodiversity by Nick Harvey

This post is written by Nick Harvey, a PhD student at the University of Manchester and Chester Zoo. Nick studies the conservation of the eastern black rhino in Kenya, using metabarcoding, hormone analysis and other methods to investigate the causes of breeding success between individuals and reserves. He also uses social science methods to study …

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