Species identification of compromised bone: An analytical study
Dr C E Greenwood
8 February 2019
Anthropologists are often asked to identify human bone within forensic and mass disaster cases, where in many instances the bone has been compromised through thermal alteration, or diagenetic processes (archaeological bone).
Combating Illegal Trade in Animal Products by Rapid On-Site DNA Sequencing
Prof M A Jobling, Dr C A May
21 January 2019
Illegal trading in animal products is commonplace, widespread and diverse, ranging from trafficking high-value, CITES-protected, endangered species between countries, fraudulent misidentification of by-catch fish filleted at sea (estimated at ~25%), through to substitution of low-value meat from one species into foodstuffs advertised as containing another (e.g.
(BBSRC DTP) Multi-omics Approach to Monitoring Marine Bycatch
Ecology and Evolution
Dr M Buckley, Dr H Shiels, Dr C Walton
31 January 2019
The sustainability of fish within Europe is becoming an increasing concern, with overfishing creating a depletion of fish stocks below maintainable limits.
Native and Invasive Ladybirds in a Changing U.K. Climate
Dr J Perry, Dr A Salisbury
25 January 2019
Climate change and invasive species have been described as a “deadly duo”. We have the potential to explore the interacting effects of these drivers of biodiversity change using ladybirds as a model system.