Wallace Coffee Talks - Summer 2019
3 September - 1pm - Zoology Museum
Welfare benefits of physical activity and microalgal feed supplementation in Zebrafish (Danio rerio)
Using exercise & diet interventions to ID whether we can advance aquaculture farming procedures sustainably whilst keeping animal welfare the main priority.
Paul Deacon (Swansea University, UK)
To Leap or not to Leap: A minnow story.
Investigation into the effects of river fragmentation, on the non-migratory species European minnow (Phoxinus phoxinus). How does group size and time of day effect movements over barriers?
Ben Nichols (Swansea University, UK)
Comparative study on the effect of algae biostimulants on chilli peppers (Capsicum Annum)
Algae shows promise to become a renewable and non toxic material to stimulate plant growth. Master student Ben Nichols will discuss how different algae strains affected the growth of cayenne chili peppers
Gina Lewis (Swansea University, UK)
My year in industry: an insight into the use of molecular genetic techniques to study animal behaviour
Having completed the first month of my ‘Year in Industry’, assisting Dr Hazel Nichols with her research into sociality in the banded mongoose, I’d like to share a bit about my experience so far and the research that I am getting involved with.