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Another First at Filey Brigg

Catching chitons. Marine field trips are always an exercise in keeping one eye on the wildlife and the other on the tide.mfiley Brigg is absolutely brilliant for the rock pool dippers and each year we find species that we have not encountered before. In previous forays we have caught a poorly named ‘sea snail’ (quite …

Worm Charming

As part of the microscopy module we spend a day looking at soil biodiversity and in amidst the leaf litter sorting, looking at springtails and thrips we also try and catch as many worms as possible. To do this we try and get them to emerge using the OPAL (Open Air Laboratory) kits where you …

CASE Studies – MSc Biological Photography and Imaging Exhibition 14/15

Monday 25th May 2015 saw the start of the second end of year exhibition by the students of the MSc Biological Photography and Imaging students. The first year was hosted within the department, making it a very internal affair, this year we took our first steps out into the public domain, showing at the Surface …