Category: Institute culture

A flavour of some of the activities, experiences and teaching at the Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health & Comparative Medicine

Episode 35: Masters of Science—Mastering Research

Welcome to the third and final episode in our special three-part series of podcasts: “MASTERS OF SCIENCE (and Research)”. Here, Naturally Speaking’s James Burgon (@JamesBurgon) and Karen Hotopp (@KarenHotopp) are taking on the Institute’s three Masters courses one by one: MSc. in Quantitative Methods in Biodiversity, Conservation and Epidemiology MSc. Animal Welfare Science, Ethics & Law MRes. Ecology & Environmental Biology What […]

A Look Back At A Transformative 2015

  2015 has been a transformative year for Naturally Speaking. In January we added blog posts to our already popular podcast and grew from an average of seven annual posts to regular alternating weekly blog and podcast posts that together received more than 13,000 views from over 100 countries! This is an incredible accomplishment that reflects the enthusiasm and support […]

‘Tis the Season

Over the year, Naturally Speaking has reported on the incredible research going on within the Institute. However, equally important in making this group so special is the sense of community—from our bi-weekly Coffee in the Museum to Friday Pub, we don’t forget the importance of fun and comradery. As work here winds down for the festive season, it feels like […]

Episode 34: Masters of Science—Time to get ethical

Welcome to the second episode in a three-part series of podcasts we like to call    “MASTERS OF SCIENCE (and Research)”. Here, Naturally Speaking’s James Burgon (@JamesBurgon) and Karen Hotopp (@KarenHotopp) are taking on the Institute’s three Masters courses one by one: MSc. in Quantitative Methods in Biodiversity, Conservation and Epidemiology MSc. Animal Welfare Science, Ethics & Law MRes. Ecology & Environmental Biology […]

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Episode 33: Masters of Science—Quantifying life

Welcome to the first in a three-part series of podcasts we like to call “MASTERS OF SCIENCE (and Research)”. Here, Naturally Speaking’s James Burgon (@JamesBurgon) and Karen Hotopp (@KarenHotopp, in her podcast debut) are taking on the Institute’s three Masters courses one by one: MSc in Quantitative Methods in Biodiversity, Conservation and Epidemiology MSc. Animal Welfare Science, Ethics & Law MRes. Ecology & […]

A sneak peek ‘Behind the SCENE’

Thought all the exciting research in the Institute was centred in Glasgow city itself? Think again! On the banks of Loch Lomond sits the University’s field station, the Scottish Centre for Ecology and the Natural Environment (SCENE), which hosts an array of exciting field and lab based studies. SCENE’s remote location means that staff and students can be resident for […]

Caking it easy

Summer can be a quiet time around the Institute with many of our researchers out in the field collecting data, away at conferences, or off on holiday. So, before we get back to our usual programme of stimulating research—and you are in for some treats soon—we thought we would kick back and take it easy with some cake. But these are no ordinary cakes, […]