Conservation Evolution Behaviour

My Research part 1-Plastic Plant Plasticity

Hi and welcome to the very first entry of the My Research blog series. In this series, each of the scientific researchers working at Steart will introduce themselves, their motivations and most importantly there exciting research! The first entry comes from our very own Ryan Edge as he introduces us to the world of plant […]


Caught between the dyke and deep blue sea.

Standing proud waiting for yet another armada. Our heroes are facing wave after wave of poisonous and corrosive floods set to destroy their way of life. Our heroes resemble a rag-tag collection of individuals straight from a Hollywood war film. There is the short stocky one, the competitive one, the eye-candy and the big guy […]

First day on the road

Today we really started the field course and drove through our first national park, so everyone was really excited and looking forward to the adventure. We had spent a day with lectures at the College of African Wildlife Management and... Continue Reading →

Not enough grass to go round- Food competition between the African Ungulates

Manyara National Park is found along the shores of the huge Manyara Lake. It has a diverse range of habitat types including savannah, acacia scrubland, wetlands and tropical forest. The steep slopes that adjoin are covered in ‘ground water forest’,... Continue Reading →

A branch time brunch

There’s nothing better than going on an early morning drive in the Serengeti National Park. Up and out by 6.30am on the dot, if anyone was late, they were staying behind. Everyone had their eyes peeled, keeping look out for... Continue Reading →

Daniel Gornall – Birds, birds and more birds

Tanzania has a very high diversity of birds, with more than 1000 species being recorded in the country. A range of landscapes and habitats, have been visited during this field course, allowing for an extensive species list with many highlights.... Continue Reading →

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