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Read more at: CCI Campus Operating Measures: 19th July 2021

CCI Campus Operating Measures: 19th July 2021

19 July 2021

I am writing to inform you that new operating measures will take effect in the CCI Campus from Monday 19 th July 2021. These recognise the need to relax some of the more stringent measures that were previously in place, but also the need to continue to mitigate the risks associated with COVID-19 by ensuring a safe and...


Read more at: CCI Knowledge-Exchange Studentships

CCI Knowledge-Exchange Studentships

19 July 2021

Applications open for CCI knowledge-exchange studentships Fostering effective collaborations between academic research and and practice in the field is a key focus for CCI. CCI has now therefore established a project called Fostering action-orientated research for conservation, which brings academics from the University of...


Read more at: The Tony Whitten Conservation Award 2021 – Applications Open

The Tony Whitten Conservation Award 2021 – Applications Open

19 July 2021

Tony Whitten (1953–2017) was an inspirational conservationist who championed biodiversity across Asia and beyond, working as Senior Biodiversity Specialist at the World Bank and more recently as Director of Fauna and Flora International’s Asia-Pacific programme. Alongside helping run conservation projects across Asia Tony...


Read more at: Banking on Butterflies

Banking on Butterflies

1 July 2021

Banking on Butterflies A new collaborative project has been launched between the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire Wildlife Trust (a CCF partner) and the Insect Ecology Group in the Department of Zoology (UCCRI), which is being officially launched on Thursday 8th July. The project is led by Gwen Hitchcock...


Read more at: COVID Recovery Programme

COVID Recovery Programme

28 June 2021

Even when Covid first hit, it was clear that its impact would be long lasting, and that the University needed to adopt a strategic, long-term response. The University’s Covid Recovery Programme , which consists of 13 projects, developed so far with input from the Council, the General Board, Heads of Schools and Heads of...


Read more at: CCI Priority Area Project

CCI Priority Area Project

28 June 2021

CCI Priority Area Project CCI have identified four priority areas which will form the focus of their efforts over the next ten years. They are consulting the whole CCI community to gather ideas for projects which can address these areas. As such we are soliciting ideas from across UCCRI to feed into the wider process...


Read more at: COP26 Highlights

COP26 Highlights

24 May 2021

In the run-up to COP26 in which parties are expected to commit to revised and enhanced climate change goals, Climate Exp0, a five day virtual conference, showcases the latest research and solutions for achieving a carbon zero future. Each day is focused on one of the following five themes: Green Recovery, Nature-based...


Read more at: Nature has enormous potential to fight climate change and biodiversity loss in the UK - Report

Nature has enormous potential to fight climate change and biodiversity loss in the UK - Report

12 May 2021

A report launched today by the British Ecological Society, with contributions from the University of Cambridge, offers the first complete assessment of the potential of nature-based solutions to mitigate climate change and benefit biodiversity in the UK. For large-scale tree planting to be effective in capturing carbon...


Read more at: The global conservation movement is divided but not diverse: reflections on 2020

The global conservation movement is divided but not diverse: reflections on 2020

10 May 2021

The global conservation movement is divided but not diverse: reflections on 2020 By E.J. Milner-Gulland (May 2021) "Twenty-twenty was a year like no other, for everyone, and has brought some of the core fissures within conservation into stark focus. It was supposed to be the biodiversity super-year in which the Global...


Read more at: The Vice Chancellor's Research Impact and Engagement Awards 2021

The Vice Chancellor's Research Impact and Engagement Awards 2021

30 April 2021

The Vice Chancellor's Research Impact and Engagement Awards 2021 Vice-Chancellor’s Research Impact and Engagement Awards are now open for applications to celebrate excellence in research impact and public engagement with research. The Awards will recognise outstanding achievement, innovation and creativity in devising and...