On the date that marked the end of the DURESS grant (1st Dec 2015), the team gathered in the Welsh Assembly Pierhead building, Cardiff Bay, to share the lessons learned so far on river biodiversity and ecosystem services. Sponsored by … Continue reading
Please join us on December 1st in Cardiff Bay to share the outputs of the Duress project and their value to policy and practice Highlights include: Showing of DURESS film “Shaping our Future” Welcome by Alun Ffred Jones, Assembly Member … Continue reading
On 3rd November 2015 the DURESS exhibition visits Welsh Government buildings in Cathays. If you have visited our exhibition, we’d love to hear what you think and so would our funders! Is it a good way of communicating a … Continue reading
Please join us on December 1st in Cardiff Bay to share the outputs of the Duress project and their value to policy and practice Sponsored by Alun Ffred Jones, AM, Chair of the National Assembly for Wales Environment and Sustainability … Continue reading
At the National Museum, Cardiff Duress staff shamelessly used the Rugby World Cup to get the public thinking about river food webs. Each October Cardiff University research teams take part in “Biology Rocks” to celebrate National Biology Week. This year DURESS … Continue reading
The DURESS Photo exhibition is currently on display in the Welsh Government building in Aberystwyth which also houses some Natural Resources Wales offices. The 15 photographs, themed around DURESS work, are being used as a more fun and interesting way of communicating our work, rather than simply circulating research journal articles. Welsh Government and Natural Resources Wales are key partners in DURESS and we hope all WG and NRW staff enjoy the exhibit, not just those we already work with.
DURESS report led by Dr Havard Prosser is available to download from our website (click on the cover image below). Please do contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have found the report useful, we would love to hear about it.
DURESS Scientists from Aberystwyth and Cardiff Universities were joined by show attendees at this years Royal Welsh Show. Children of all ages used our microscopes and keys to help identify invertebrates and find out about their functions. Some may have … Continue reading
Check our training pages here for details of how DURESS contribute to training the next generation of ecosystem services scientists. Cardiff BSc student Ayesha Goodall recently added details of her dissertation project
DURESS team demonstrating the role of diversity in sustaining key ecosystem services at the ASLO Aquatic Sciences conference In Granada DURESS PI Isabelle Durance and WP Leader Steve Ormerod organised a session on “Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Freshwater Ecosystems, … Continue reading