BIO2040 Timetable of Topics

Week

Date

Theme

Staff

1

27/07

What is biological diversity, and why should we conserve it?

DC / LA

2

03/08

Extinction risk and threat categories

DC / LA

3

10/08

Captive management, translocation and assisted colonisation

DC / LA

4

17/08

Invasive species

DC / LA

5

24/08

Climate change

DC / LA

6

31/08

Conservation legislation and policy

DC / LA

7

07/09

Careers in conservation

DC / LA

8

14/09

How much habitat is enough? Sustainability of wildlife populations in the face of human actions

PS / LA

9

21/09

Maintaining functional populations for conservation

PS / LA

MID-SEMESTER BREAK: Monday 26th to Friday 30th September

10

05/10

Genetic tools in conservation

PS / LA

11

12/10

Genetic and demographic problems of small populations

PS / LA

12

19/10

Genetic management of wildlife for conservation

PS / LA

Time: Wednesday 9:00 – 11.30AM OR Wednesday 12.00 – 2.30PM (Online for off-shore students) OR Wednesday 3.00 – 5.30PM.

Location: See Allocate+

Staff: DC - David Chapple, PS - Paul Sunnucks and LA – Lana Austin (Lead TA)