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Science of Birdsong and Rhinos – Biology Week events

October 8, 2014

Want to find out more about the Science of Birdsong or the life of Black Rhinos. MMU have organised a whole week of talks for Biology Week on conservation biology and animal behaviour.

Biology Week: Conservation Biology and Animal Behaviour

13.10.14 – 16.10.14


John Dalton Building, Chester Street, Manchester, M1 5GD

Manchester Metropolitan University invites you to join them for a series of five lively public talks that explore how MMU scientists go about understanding and saving species.



Monday 13th October 18:30 – 20:00
Dr Matthew Sullivan: The Science Behind Nature Documentaries

Tuesday 14th October 18:30 – 20:00
Chris Harrison: Domestic Wind Turbines: Are Birds Affected?
Fraser Combe: Conservation Genetics of Hazel Dormice

Wednesday 15th October 18:30 – 20:00
Dr Selvino de Kort: The Science of Bird Song

Thursday 16th October 18:30 – 20:00
Dr Martin Jones: The black rhino: life, death and inbreeding

Organised by: Samantha Watson (s.watson)

The talks are free and aimed at the general public and interest groups. Ages 13 and over welcome.

Find out about more Biology Week 2014 events

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