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Opadometa sarawakensis spider

Students discover elusive male spider

15 May 2018

Students at Danau Girang discover male Opadometa sarawakensis spider

Clouded leopard

Tracking the clouded leopard

10 May 2018

High-tech collars provide insight into life of world’s most elusive big cat

Dr Mariah Lelos

School appoints new lecturer

10 May 2018

The world-leading academic staff at the School of Biosciences are being joined by Dr Mariah Lelos, as she is appointed to her new role as Senior Lecturer.

Net spinning

30 year river study finds overlooked extinction effect

30 April 2018

One of the longest river studies in the world has discovered that an important part of the planet’s extinction crisis may have gone unnoticed

Pair of bluetits

Early spring is causing a mismatch of food

30 April 2018

Changing temperatures are creating a food ‘mismatch’, as hungry chicks hatch too late to feast on caterpillars

Hefin Jones

Eisteddfod honour for Dr Hefin Jones

30 April 2018

Medal for lifelong contribution of ‘inspiring lecturer’ and researcher.

Bornean Elephants

Degraded forest is vital for elephant conservation

16 April 2018

Three-dimensional forest mapping reveals that recovering rainforests play a vital role in the future of Bornean elephants

Image of a banteng

Protecting the Bornean banteng

5 April 2018

Large forest areas vital for Sabah’s most endangered large mammal

Close up of insect

Impact of parasite control treatments on non-target organisms and ecosystems

29 March 2018

A workshop is bringing together world-leading experts in parasite ecology, aquaculture science, fish biology and invasive species to address the hidden consequences of parasite control measures on aquatic life for the first time.

Small frog on a large leaf

Oil palm plantations impact on species outside areas of deforestation

29 March 2018

The impacts of oil palm plantations on Bornean frogs aren’t just limited to areas of deforestation, but are also affecting species in neighbouring rainforest habitats, finds new research.