Monthly Archives: October 2017

Beth’s Project – Expanding the knowledge base for sand lizards (Lacerta agilis)

Hello, Beth here. I cannot believe we have come to the end of the course! It has all gone very quickly but we have learnt so much along the way. I really cannot thank everyone at Marwell Wildlife and the University of Southampton enough for the support and invaluable guidance they have given me over […]

Posted in 16-17 Cohort, Research Projects

Victoria’s Project – Reptile species assemblages around Marwell

As a lover of field work, my UK-based eight-month research project for my Masters was something I had been anticipating most about the MRes, and I was not disappointed. My project focused on how certain land management (e.g. agricultural land vs conservation land) affects reptile species assemblages in Southern England. There are few published studies […]

Posted in 16-17 Cohort, Research Projects

Aggie’s Project – Bat activity in a complex managed landscape

  What a busy year! The 2016-2017 students have now finished their course, and they would like to share with you how their individual research projects have developed over the past 10 months. In this post: Aggie! Woodland management, habitat structural features and landscape characteristics as predictors of bat activity Bats are an important indicator […]

Posted in 16-17 Cohort, Research Projects