15 August 2022
Hollie Booth from the Department of Biology discusses whether international marine tourists might be prepared to pay towards community-based shark conservation, in an article first published on the Conversation.
11 August 2022
Amy Dickman, Professor of Wildlife Conservation in the Department of Biology, puts the case that trophy hunting import bans risk increasing threats to wildlife and undermining local rights and livelihoods, in an article first published on the Conversation.
Solar is the cheapest power, and a literal light-bulb moment showed us we can cut costs and emissions even further
1 August 2022
In an article first published on the Conversation, Matthew Wright (Department of Materials), together with colleagues Bruno Vicari Stefani from CSIRO and Brett Hallam from UNSW Sydney, explain how rethinking the type of silicon used in solar cells could make them much more efficient.
15 July 2022
A collaboration between Earth Sciences palaeobiologists from the University of Oxford and University College London has shed new light on one of the earliest-known salamanders, from a rock first discovered in the 1970s.
14 June 2022
Ben Igielman, DPhil student in palaeontology in the Department of Earth Sciences, writes about the new Jurassic World film in an article first published on the Conversation.
From The Conversation: What the invasion of Ukraine means for the IPCC’s latest climate change report
4 April 2022
Professor Myles Allen, University of Oxford and Hugh Helferty, Queen's University Ontario discuss whether Russia’s invasion of Ukraine makes it harder to stop climate change.
From The Conversation: How to investigate when a robot causes an accident – and why it’s important that we do
24 March 2022
Keri Grieman, Research Associate in the Department of Computer Science, writes about the 'ethical black box' for robots.
From the Conversation: Biodiversity: why new rules to ensure nature benefits from building projects could fail
24 March 2022
EJ Milner-Gulland, Tasso Leventis Professor of Biodiversity, and colleagues from the University of Kent write about “biodiversity net gain” – a measure applying to most new developments in England which is intended to ensure nature is left better off overall than before the project began.
22 July 2021
Richard K Broughton from the Department of Zoology writes about the Monks Wood Wilderness experiment in an article on The Conversation.
The Conversation: what 7000 English names for birds tell us about our changing relationship with nature
21 June 2021
Andy Gosler from the Department of Zoology writes about a unique project on ethno-ornithology.
12 May 2021
Hollie Booth from the Department of Zoology and colleague William Arlidge from the Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries write about new research proposing that commercial fishing companies and seafood consumers should pay compensation for the environmental impacts of fisheries.
From The Conversation: Mars InSight: why we’ll be listening to the landing of the Perseverance rover
15 February 2021
Ben Fernando (Departments of Earth Sciences and Physics) writes about using the Insight mission to detect seismic signals during the landing of Perseverance - the first time that anyone has tried using a spacecraft on the surface of another planet to detect another spacecraft arriving.
From The Conversation: Spider legs build webs without the brain’s help – providing a model for future robot limbs
10 February 2021
Fritz Vollrath from the Department of Zoology writes in an article published on The Conversation.
26 November 2020
An article from the Conversation by Alexandra Zimmerman (Zoology), Ewan Macdonald (Said Business School) and Tigga Kingston (Texas Tech University).
6 November 2020
In an article from 'The Conversation', John Lynch in the Department of Physics discusses the necessary changes for bringing agriculture in line with a “net-zero” world.
3 September 2020
Amy Hinsley and Diogo Verissimo from the Department of Zoology discuss the illegal wildlife trade in an article from the Conversation.