Biological Sciences

  • AB24 2TZ

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soil Earth & Environmental Sciences
Fishes Medicine & Life Sciences
Ecosystem Medicine & Life Sciences
Soil Medicine & Life Sciences
Energy Metabolism Medicine & Life Sciences
greenhouse gas Earth & Environmental Sciences
Energy Intake Medicine & Life Sciences
climate change Agriculture & Biology

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Mohamed Abdalla

Person: Academic Related - Research

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Paul Acker

Person: Academic Related - Research

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Fabrizio Albanito

Person: Academic Related - Research


Research Output 1974 2019

2 Citations

Abundant pre-industrial carbon detected in Canadian Arctic headwaters: implications for the permafrost carbon feedback

Dean, J. F., van der Velde, Y., Garnett, M. H., Dinsmore, K. J., Baxter, R., Lessels, J. S., Smith, P., Street, L. E., Subke, J-A., Tetzlaff, D., Washbourne, I., Wookey, P. A. & Billett, M. F. Mar 2018 In : Environmental Research Letters. 13, 3, 11 p., 034024

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Open Access
2 Citations

A call for viewshed ecology: Advancing our understanding of the ecology of information through viewshed analysis

Aben, J., Pellikka, P. & Travis, J. M. J. Mar 2018 In : Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 9, 3, p. 624-633 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

auditory cue
8 Citations

Accelerated increase in plant species richness on mountain summits is linked to warming

Steinbauer, M. J. , Grytnes, J-A. , Jurasinski, G. , Kulonen, A. , Lenoir, J. , Pauli, H. , Rixen, C. , Winkler, M. , Bardy-Durchhalter, M. , Barni, E. , Bjorkman, A. D. , Breiner, F. T. , Burg, S. , Czortek, P. , Dawes, M. A. , Delimat, A. , Dullinger, S. , Erschbamer, B. , Felde, V. A. , Fernández-Arberas, O. & 33 others Fossheim, K. F., Gómez-García, D., Georges, D., Grindrud, E. T., Haider, S., Haugum, S. V., Henriksen, H., Herreros, M. J., Jaroszewicz, B., Jaroszynska, F., Kanka, R., Kapfer, J., Klanderud, K., Kühn, I., Lamprecht, A., Matteodo, M., di Cella, U. M., Normand, S., Odland, A., Olsen, S. L., Palacio, S., Petey, M., Piscová, V., Sedlakova, B., Steinbauer, K., Stöckli, V., Svenning, J-C., Teppa, G., Theurillat, J-P., Vittoz, P., Woodin, S. J., Zimmermann, N. E. & Wipf, S. 2018 In : Nature. 556, p. 231-234 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

species richness
local extinction


Oceanlab Business Unit

Neil Gregge (Manager)

Biological Sciences

Facility/equipment: Facility


Vibration tables

Neil Gregge (Manager)

Biological Sciences

Facility/equipment: Equipment

air transportation
resonant vibration


Intercellular Interferons in Fish; A unique means to combat viral infection

Xian, C. M. (Creator), Zou, J. (Creator), Nie, P. (Creator), Huang, B. (Creator), Yu, Z. (Creator), Collet, B. (Creator), Secombes, C. J. (Creator), Figshare, 14 Nov 2013


Do group dynamics affect colour morph clines during a range shift?: Article Data

Lancaster, L. (Creator), Dudaniec, R. Y. (Creator), Svensson, E. I. (Creator), Dryad Digital Repository, 9 Jan 2017



Best student oral presentation prize; Highly commended

Gwen -Aelle Grelet (Recipient), Dec 1999

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Election as Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology

James Ivor Prosser (Recipient), 2012

Prize: Election to learned society

Activities 1987 2018

Future Leaders Fellowships (FLF) - Peer Review College (External organisation)

Travis, J. M. J. (Participant)
Aug 2018 → …

Activity: Membership of peer review panel or committee

Food and Energy Security (Journal)

Dagmar Nadja Henner (Peer Review)

Activity: Peer review of manuscripts

Modelling SoilMAT-ters

Brand, A. M. (Speaker), Smith, J. U. (Speaker)
21 Nov 2017

Activity: Invited talk

Press / Media

It’s eating fat that makes you fat, new mouse study suggests

John Roger Speakman


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Articles in 'The Conversation'

How social media can help sustainable nature tourism

Francesca Mancini


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Articles in 'The Conversation'

Blogpost on BES Scottish Policy Group rewilding event

Louise Claire Ross


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Other


Carbon-calculating: the development of Scottish Windfarms

Joanne Ursula Smith (Coordinator), Pete Smith (Coordinator), Dali Rani Nayak (Coordinator)

Impact: Quality of life Impacts

Discovery of rice as the major dietary source of inorganic arsenic

Andrew Alexander Meharg (Coordinator)

Impact: Public policy Impacts