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Read more at: Managing and Leading Conservation Projects: Online

Managing and Leading Conservation Projects: Online

8 February 2021

“Leadership is arguably the most important attribute in the tool kit of a conservation biologist”. Dietz et al, 2004 Successful and high-achieving conservation biologists often find themselves in leadership roles within projects and organisations. However, they often lack the management and leadership training that enables...

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Read more at: Dasgupta Review: Nature’s Value Must be at the Heart of Economics

Dasgupta Review: Nature’s Value Must be at the Heart of Economics

8 February 2021

Story by Fred Lewsey Nature is a “blind spot” in economics. We can no longer afford for it to be absent from accounting systems that dictate national finances, or ignored by economic decision makers. This is according to an independent review on the economics of biodiversity, produced by Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta from...

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Read more at: Climate Change May Have Driven the Emergence of SARS-CoV-2

Climate Change May Have Driven the Emergence of SARS-CoV-2

5 February 2021

Global greenhouse gas emissions over the last century have made southern China a hotspot for bat-borne coronaviruses, by driving growth of forest habitat favoured by bats. Governments must seize the opportunity to reduce health risks from infectious diseases by taking decisive action to mitigate climate change. Andrea...

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Read more at: CUGS Speakers Events

CUGS Speakers Events

3 February 2021

Join CUGS for a week of fantastic events that we hope you’ll all find super interesting and engaging, with some really inspiring speakers! Climate, CO 2 and Sea Level: Past is Prologue Maureen Raymo, Columbia University 18:00 Tuesday 9 th February Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/96569365997?pwd=...

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Read more at: Call for BAME Mentors to Work with Disabled Students

Call for BAME Mentors to Work with Disabled Students

1 February 2021

The Disability Resource Centre at the University of Cambridge is now recruiting mentors to work with disabled students. The closing date is Monday 15 February, 3pm. To find out more, including details of how to apply and the role description, please go to the Disability Resource Centre’s website: https://www.disability...

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Read more at: Summer 2021 Internship Programme

Summer 2021 Internship Programme

29 January 2021

We are delighted to announce eight paid placements funded by the Conservation Research Institute. Projects will ideally be linked to CCI but we will also consider other interdisciplinary projects from across the university. This internship programme is only open to students from the University of Cambridge. Both programmes...

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Read more at: When Symptoms Don't Stop by Jacqueline Garget

When Symptoms Don't Stop by Jacqueline Garget

25 January 2021

When Symptoms Don't Stop Treating those most severely affected by COVID-19 has necessarily taken priority during the pandemic. But could long COVID be the next wave of the crisis? In late April 2020 Dr Freya Jephcott developed a persistently high fever. When she went to hospital three weeks later, she tested negative for...

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Read more at: COVID-19 Information: CRI Guidelines

COVID-19 Information: CRI Guidelines

15 January 2021

Please refer to recent messages from the Vice-Chancellor, the Pro-Vice-Chancellors, and your Heads of Department for the latest rules and guidance of working during the current lockdown. The general rules for CRI are as follows: Anyone who can work from home effectively should do so If it would harm the mental health of an...

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Read more at: The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

15 January 2021

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has currently an open call ( here ) on " Small farming innovations for small-scale producers " and focuses are various countries in Africa and Asia. The call focuses on upscaling of smart farming solutions that leverage digital technology innovations. Please note: The deadline is 25...

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Read more at: CCI Seminar Series 2020 - 2021

CCI Seminar Series 2020 - 2021

13 January 2021

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