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The core purpose of the Institute for Applied Ecology is to undertake high quality research which improves our understanding of the environment to enhance decision making in natural resource management and sustainable development.


Upcoming Events

19 Sep

Species from faeces: using DNA metabarcoding to study predators and their prey

DNA from animal scats (faeces) constitutes a unique resource for ecological studies. Each scat contains DNA from the scat producer,

25 Sep

Wildlife biodiversity and human biomedicine: Strange bedfellows or the perfect union?

The outbreak of disease in humans is not a singular event. Over half of all known infectious diseases are

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Want to take a look at some of the research IAE scientists are currently undertaking? Click here to view our map visualisation of current projects.