Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

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Whilst he was an undergraduate (1963-1966) and a PhD student (1966-1969), John Birks spent much of his time photographing mosses and liverworts, finding about 80% of the 1200 species that grow in Britain and Ireland.
Hilary Birks won two prizes in the international Alpine Garden Society Photographic Competition in 2008 and one in 2009.
A “breathtaking” fish redressing the balance in an overfished ecosystem! BIO researchers have an article in Science Magazine.
Between the 20th and 30th of June 2010, 18 PhD students and 15 lecturers from Europe and China were gathered at the University Centre Obergurgl (Austria) for a summer school on ’Monsoon variability, teleconnections, and impacts on mid to low latitude glaciers’.