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  Early Career Researcher Programme 2017-2018

 Professor Samuel Wasser

University of Washington and Center for Conservation Biology

5pm, Thursday 30th November 2017

Large Seminar Room, David Attenborough Building
Please register in advance

Professor Samuel Wasser is acknowledged worldwide as a pioneer in monitoring of human impacts on wildlife communities over large spatial scales, using highly accessible noninvasive tools to measure DNA, hormones and toxins in wildlife feces, often located by detection dogs with very low collection bias. He has applied these tools to a wide variety of problems from pregnancy loss in killer whales to tracking the illegal ivory trade in African elephants.

Pani, Pahar Waters of the Himalayas

This collaborative project explores the changing landscapes and escalating water crises of the Indian Himalayas.  Combining academic research led by Professor Bhaskar Vira and Dr Eszter Kovacs at theDepartment of Geography (including collaborators in India and Nepal) with contemporary work by photojournalist Toby Smith and curated archival prints from the University Library and Centre for South Asian Studies.



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