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S. Binning
Variety: The essential spice of life
Spring 2019
31 May 2019

Whether from environmental, social, or internal sources, stress plays a major role in the life and death of wild animals. However, not all individuals react in the same way to stress and there is often a great deal of variation within species that goes overlooked. During the “Intraspecific variation in responses to stress” session at the 2018 SEB Annual Meeting, researchers from around the world cast the spotlight on these important intra-individual differences.

President's Letter
Spring 2019
30 May 2019

We have had another busy year in the SEB office and for our Council, and a number of changes to report.

Blue thermal
Stress Tests
Spring 2019
30 May 2019

In an ever-changing world, our ability to sample and analyse the physiological state of wildlife is becoming more and more important—but at what cost to the animals themselves? One of the sessions taking place at the 2018 SEB Annual Meeting explored the fascinating recent advances being made in developing non-invasive methods of stress monitoring for both laboratory-bound and field-based research.

Tim Gordon
Young Scientists Awards 2018
Autumn 2018
01 October 2018

Each year, at the SEB Annual Meeting, young scientists submit their abstract to the Young Scientist Award Session and compete for the award of ‘best research presentation’. Our science writers Alex Evans and Jonathan Smith have summarised the research presented by our 2018 winners.