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Oxford University has real excellence and expertise in biodiversity that is present in a number of social and natural science departments. The Biodiversity Institute focuses these existing biodiversity research strengths to create a strong collaborative research outfit that not only takes a lead in the science of biodiversity but also develops the frameworks, structures and novel technologies to implement this science into management and policy.

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Eleanor Bath wins Oxford round of Three Minute Thesis competition

June 30, 2015

Main image for Eleanor Bath wins Oxford round of Three Minute Thesis competition The Biodiversity Institute's Eleanor Bath has won the Oxford round of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition with her presentation about fruit fly copulation and aggression. A ... Continue reading...

New data means cotton farmers can make a more informed choice of crop

June 9, 2015

A study of smallholder farmers in Maharashtra state, India, has found that under rain-fed conditions, farmers growing Asiatic cotton can obtain similar revenue and profit to farmers ... Continue reading...

Biodiversity and climate change: what happens when we turn up the heat on nature?

March 13, 2015

Main image for Biodiversity and climate change: what happens when we turn up the heat on nature?   Yesterday Dr Nathalie Seddon, Director of the Biodiversity Institute, gave a talk at the Oxford Martin School about biodiversity and climate change. In her talk Dr ... Continue reading...

Thank you for a successful Biosymposium 2015

January 12, 2015

Main image for Thank you for a successful Biosymposium 2015 Many thanks to all those who took part in this year's biosymposium! With over 300 people in attendance and an electrifying set of talks, the meeting was a ... Continue reading...

Herizo Andrianandrasana has been awarded the 2014 Tusk Award for Emerging Leaders in Conservation

December 2, 2014

Herizo Andrianandrasana, a DPhil student in the Oxford Long-Term Ecology & Resource Stewardship Group, led by Professor Kathy Willis and part of the Biodiversity Institute, has ... Continue reading...

Biosymposium programme finalised

October 17, 2014

We have finalised the programme for our next biosymposium. See here for exciting international lineup: http://bit.ly/1sLaPGS... Continue reading...

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