A day in the life of an Education Officer at Flamingo Land

Lindsay Taylor graduated from Manchester in 2012 with a Bsc in Zoology with Industrial experience. As the name suggests, a Zoology degree tends to open up job opportunities that involve work with animals and immediately after completing her degree, Lindsay secured a job at Blackpool Zoo as a Seasonal Education Assistant. Since then, she’s had a … More A day in the life of an Education Officer at Flamingo Land

My undergraduate research: why blood is thicker than water for mating roosters

Conducted as part of an undergraduate placement year project at The University of Manchester, a study published in the journal Behavioural Ecology has shown that male domestic fowl are less aggressive towards related males than they are to unrelated males when competing for mates. Recently-graduated BSc Biology with Industrial/Professional Experience student, Charlotte Rosher, explains her research. … More My undergraduate research: why blood is thicker than water for mating roosters