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July 23, 2018

News from the Maasai Mara!

Jambo! My name is Ana and my research project involves investigating the impact of various grazing intensities and land management on the vegetation and soil in the Maasai Mara. I know what you’re thinking – studying vegetation for an MRes in Wildlife Conservation? Yes! It’s important to understand how land management techniques alter the vegetation […]

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Categories: 17-18 Cohort, Kenya, Research Projects
May 29, 2018

Research Project Updates!

The students’ research projects are well underway, with all students having now begun fieldwork. Here, Elaine, Emily and Carla share updates on their projects as well as providing some context on what they hope to achieve from their research. Elaine “I am using existing information about species held in zoos to examine reproductive success of […]

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Categories: 17-18 Cohort, Research Projects
December 7, 2017

Marwell in the Mara!

This year the MRes Wildlife Conservation team ventured to the Maasai Mara for the first time for their field course module. Nobody knew what to expect and we were all amazed by the amount and variety of wildlife we encountered. During our time in the Mara we also developed a variety of skills and contributed […]

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Categories: 17-18 Cohort, Field Trip, Kenya