ABEB News (2012)

  • 27 November 2012 - Aberystwyth University news article: 'Antiques Roadshow' - George the Parrott of IBERS Zoology department is the star of the show, as the Antiques Roadshow comes to Aberystwyth Arts Centre'.
  • 16 November 2012 - Aberystwyth University news article: 'Fish follow the leader' - IBERS scientists publish findings that fish shoals follow the first fish to move. Read the full article in Animal Behaviour Journal.
  • 23 October 2012 - IBERS News article: 'How Mangrove Killifish deal with genetic diversity' - Dr Sonia Consuegra publishes her research on how these fish avoid the pitfalls of inbreeding in the full Nature journal article.
  • 12 October 2012“Mice can sing!” – Dr Rupert Marshall is interviewed by the Daily Express about how some animals share human-like behaviours and how we aren’t so different after all.
  • 21 September 2012 -Dialect clue to decline in Western Isles corn buntings - BBC Report - Working with the RSPB’s local team, Dr Rupert Marshall, lecturer in Animal Behaviour at Aberystwyth University, is investigating how this fluffy songster’s unique dialects can be used to aid their survival.
  • 17 April 2012 - Animal behaviour on the BBC - The programme was recorded at the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour (ASAB)’s conference, held at Aberystwyth University from 11th – 13th April, where over 150 experts gathered to discuss the latest developments.
  • 04 April 2012 - University’s Mammoth Study - Professor Paul Shaw and Dr Niall McKeown from IBERS developed the microsatellite DNA methods for the study, which is the first time this technique has been applied to mammoths.





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