Animal Science undergraduates experience real-world conservation in Africa

UCR Animal Science undergraduates experience real-world conservation in Africa Animal Science undergraduates at University Centre Reaseheath participated in an immersive conservation programme during a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Africa as part of their degree studies.  Undergraduates from both our Animal Behaviour and Welfare and our Zoo Management degree courses visited Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya, to […]

BSc (Hons) in Applied Zoology 

BSc (Hons) Applied Zoology* Is your ambition to understand animals in the context of their place in ecosystems? If you are interested in learning about the diversity of animal life on the planet, gaining practical skills in animal husbandry and understanding the impact that humans are having on wild animals, this is the course for […]

Charlotte Daniels

Charlotte Daniels BSc in Zoo Management MSc Primate Conservation (Oxford Brookes University) Project Assistant Intern with the United Nations Environment Programme Great Ape Survival Partnership (UNEP-GRASP) Where will your degree take you? “I’ve always been passionate about primates, particularly great apes, and feel incredibly lucky that I have the opportunity to work with them. “Following my UCR […]

UCR students present findings at national zoo industry research conference

UCR students present findings at national zoo industry research conference Three Animal Science undergraduates from University Centre Reaseheath have shared their research at the BIAZA (British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquaria) Research Conference.  The conference was held at the Zoological Society of London Zoo and was a great opportunity for our students to […]

Sophie Park

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Sophie Park Lecturer and Course Manager Sophie completed BSc (Hons) Bioveterinary Science at Harper Adams University, gaining a 1st class degree with her dissertation studying the effects of maternal blood and saliva cortisol level on neonatal lamb behaviour. Sophie is a Member of BSAS. Sophie has extensive experience with ruminants, and worked as a Research […]

Dan Wright

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Dan Wright Lecturer and Course Manager Daniel completed Bsc in Animal Management at the University of Derby and is now working towards his MSc in Conservation Biology at Manchester Metropolitan University. Daniel is also a Member of the British Herpetological Society and works as a Red List Assessor for the IUCN, and is currently working […]

Dr Clare Ellis

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Dr Clare Ellis Lecturer and Course Manager Clare holds a BSc (Hons) Welfare of Animals (with Veterinary Nursing) from Myerscough College, MSc Animal Behaviour from Manchester Metropolitan University, and PGCE from University of Central Lancashire. Clare then completed her PhD in Animal Behaviour and Welfare at the University of Northampton, with her thesis on the […]

Dr Vicki Senior

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Dr Vicki Senior Lecturer and Course Manager Vicki completed her PhD in woodland insect ecology and climate change at the University of Sheffield. Vicki also holds an MSc in Wildlife Management, in which her research focused on developing a novel method for sampling insect populations. Vickis research interests include conservation and ecology, but particularly woodland […]

Becx Whitefield

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Becx Whitefield Advanced Practitioner Becx holds a BSc in Animal Behaviour and MSc Behavioural Ecology. Becx spent 7 years working in the eco-tourism industry in Southern & Eastern Africa, predominantly Zambia, where she was involved in multiple community education programmes and several conservation projects. Becx has led both horse back and driven safaris and headed […]

Olly O’Malley

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Olly O’Malley Lecturer and Course Manager Olly holds a BSc (Hons) in Zoology with Evolutionary Psychology at the University of Liverpool. Following this, Olly gained 11 years of experience in zookeeping at Knowsley Safari, working with large carnivores and ungulates. Olly holds an MSc in Conservation Biology from Manchester Metropolitan University, completing his MSc research […]