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Mussel mesocosms
Biomechanics in a changing world
Autumn 2018
01 October 2018

Climate change was a naturally prominent theme at this year’s SEB Annual Meeting, inspiring a number of stimulating interdisciplinary sessions. During one of these sessions, the often-overlooked effects of climate change on biomechanics were placed in the spotlight. Attendees were treated to talks on a wide range of exciting research topics covering animal locomotion, anti-predator defences and fascinating biomaterials - here are a few of the highlights.

Martin Brocklehurst speaking (Credit - Simon Callaghan)_opt
Science with Impact: Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science
Autumn 2018
01 October 2018

From sharing individual experiences to collecting data on a global scale, members of the general public are playing an increasingly important role in the way that we gather information for research. At this year’s SEB Annual Main Meeting, a panel of researchers, policymakers and media professionals shared their diverse experiences and thoughts on how we can best utilise this unique and important resource.

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Big Ideas in Macrophysiology
Autumn 2018
01 October 2018

In July 2018, a group of experimental physiologists, ecologists and modellers congregated in Florence, Italy for the Animal Biology Satellite Meeting “The height, breadth and depth of physiological diversity: variation across latitudinal, altitudinal and depth gradients”.

Jenni Prokkola
In Conversation with - Jenni Prokkola
Autumn 2018
01 October 2018

“It’s fulfilling to work on something I’m so passionate about,” says Jenni Prokkola, the new deputy convenor of the SEB Animal Section’s Endocrinology Group and postdoctoral fellow at the University of Liverpool.