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 […]

Conservation and Animal Science undergraduates hone ecological survey skills

Conservation and Animal Science undergraduates hone ecological survey skills Conservation Science and Animal Science undergraduates at University Centre Reaseheath recently honed their species identification and ecological survey skills during a 10-day field course to Somerset and Cornwall. The students identified well over 200 species of fauna and flora over the 10 days, by undertaking reptile, […]

Joe Cooper

Joe Cooper Access to Higher Education Diploma BSc (Hons) Wildlife Conservation and Ecology MRes Conservation Biology (University of Chester) “My degree was brilliant because it takes in the wider world, not just the wildlife on your doorstep.” Joe’s story Job title: Planning ecologist with Rachel Hacking Ecology “I was a head falconer and am passionate […]

Bella Marshall

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Bella Marshall Lecturer and Course Manager Bella completed her BSc (Hons) Biology at Manchester Metropolitan, and an MRes in Environmental Science and Ecology at The University of Sheffield. Her research masters focused on investigating the effects of climate change on insect phenology. After this, Bella worked as an Ecological Consultant for two consultancies, conducting and […]

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 […]

Lis Morris

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Lis Morris Lecturer/Course Manager Chair of UCR Ethics Committee Lis was awarded a BSc (hons) in Plant Science after studying jointly at Newnham College, Cambridge, and University of Manchester. Lis continued onto an MPhil degree in Plant Pathology, which resulted in the publication of her thesis. She has recently completed the Diploma in Education and […]

Siobhan Smyth

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Siobhan Smyth Programme Leader for Wildlife and Conservation Siobhan completed her MSc in Countryside Management at MMU, and her PGCE at Keele University. Siobhan also has her IQA qualification.  Siobhan has 15 years experience of delivering Higher Education, including lecturing, people management, curriculum development, course management, and project management. Siobhan is currently licensed to handle Great […]

Kevin Palmer

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Kevin Palmer Advanced Practitioner in Higher Education Course Manager Course Leader BSc (Hons) Wildlife Conservation & Ecology Kevin holds an MSc in Conservation & Biodiversity with the University of Exeter, following completion of a BSc (Hons) in Animal Science from Bournemouth University. Prior to his tenure with UCR, Kevin had spent time both in the […]

Annie Newport

Annie Newport

Annie Newport Foundation Degree Environmental Science for Conservation BSc (Hons) Environmental Systems Management Passion. It’s in Our Nature. “I’m passionate about finding ways to manage the countryside so it benefits both wildlife and people. “For my BSc I researched the effect of neonicotinoids on bees and whether there are alternative ways of managing crop pests.  […]

BSc (Hons) in Wildlife Conservation and Ecology (including Foundation Year)

BSc (Hons) Wildlife Conservation and Ecology (inc. Foundation Year) Is your ambition to undertake meaningful conservation work to protect our wildlife and our environment for years to come? This course includes a broad range of specialist modules and practical opportunities to gain the essential industry skills and knowledge, with which to effectively conserve species, habitats […]