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Durham researchers at BBC Good Food Show - 14th to 17th June 2018

Amy Jacobsen, Flora Hetherington and George Jervis from Durham University's Department of Biosciences will be running an interactive activity on plant roots at the BBC Good Food Show in June.

(7 Jun 2018) » More about Durham researchers at BBC Good Food Show - 14th to 17th June 2018


Hungry birds as climate change drives food mismatch

Warmer springs create a mismatch where hungry chicks hatch too late to feast on abundant caterpillars, new research shows.

(24 Apr 2018) » More about Hungry birds as climate change drives food mismatch


High number of barriers in Europe’s rivers could hinder natural river function

The density of barriers in European rivers is much higher than indicated by available databases according to a new study by AMBER (Adaptive Management of Barriers in European Rivers), involving Durham Biosciences, Geography and Business School. Citizen scientists are being asked to report river barriers by using a smartphone app called Barrier Tracker (download at iTunes or Google Play).

(20 Apr 2018) » More about Barriers in Europe's rivers