Duck density and #beastsofuon

Serena Brown, our new Environmental Officer, introduces herself. As an alumna of UoN and a graduate from the School of Geography, my time at university was incredibly important for shaping my view on my environment and key sustainability issues of the time. The academic side helped to stretch my thinking and approach problems with a …

New shoots at Diamond Wood

Martyn Lloyd, Grounds Maintenance Manager, reports on¬†developments at the University’s Diamond Wood. In 2011 the University launched the Diamond Wood project, with its aim to turn 26 hectares of arable land into native woodland habitats. Planting proved problematic with some of the worst flooding in the area followed by the coldest spring for years. However, …