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Organisation profile

Organisation profile

The School of Biological Sciences comprises two main research groups: Ecology, Evolution, Behaviour and Environmental Economics (which includes Quercus) and Molecular Biosciences. In addition, the School houses the Institute for Global Food Security, the Gibson Institute and the Queen's University Marine Laboratory in Portaferry. Hence, the education and research programmes supported by the School are among the most diverse in the University, with emphasis on biosciences at molecular to ecosystem levels.

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    Hasina Afroz

    Person: Doctor of Philosophy

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    Research Output

    Open Access
  • 7 Downloads (Pure)

    An annotated draft genome of the mountain hare (Lepus timidus)

    Marques, J., Seixas, F., Farelo, L., Callahan, C., Good, J., Montgomery, W., Reid, N., Alves, P. C., Boursot, P. & Melo-Ferreira, J., Jan 2020, In : Genome biology and evolution. p. 3656-3662 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 20 Downloads (Pure)

    A phylogenetic comparative analysis on the evolution of sequential hermaphroditism in seabreams (Teleostei: Sparidae)

    Pla, S., Benvenuto, C., Capellini, I. & Piferrer, F., 28 Jan 2020, (Accepted) In : Nature Scientific Reports.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Prizes

    2018 Best Referee Award of the European Review of Agricultural Economics

    Martina Bozzola (Recipient), 2019

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • 30 under 30 Outstanding Young Scientists

    Helina Marshall (Recipient), 2020

    Prize: Other distinction

  • Activities

    Guest Editor of Special Issue of Fungal Biology (Event)

    John E. Hallsworth (Peer reviewer)

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity

    Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (Journal)

    Katerina Theodoridou (Peer reviewer)

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

    Press / Media

    Strongest link yet between nitrites and cancer

    Brian Green


    3 Media contributions

    Press/Media: Research

    Animal welfare must be part of the sustainability conversation

    Simon Doherty


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment


    Conservation of Maerl (Calcareous red seaweed) in Europe

    Daryl Birkett (Participant), Christine Maggs (Participant), Matthew Dring (Participant), Charmaine Blake (Participant), Sian Wilson (Participant), Paula Reimer (Participant), Mark Johnson (Participant)

    Impact: Public Policy Impact, Environmental Impact