14 May 2012
As our Twitter followers will know, our new deer watching hide is now ready for use! Well done to all involved in its construction. See below for some photos, including a view down the glen from the new study area sign.
16 Apr 2012
Ali Morris, field assistant on the project, has given a great interview about the project on the Radio Scotland programme, 'Out of Doors'. You can listen to the clip here.
29 Mar 2012
Our latest study, led by Dr Katie Stopher, shows how estimates of the effect of genetics on home range size, birth weight and lifetime breeding success may be biased by related individuals living in the same environments- and how we can deal with this....
29 Mar 2012
Check out the Rum Red Deer Project twitter feed for latest news and results! Find us @RumDeerResearch
9 Dec 2011
Here, you'll find details of PhD opportunities, recent events and new publications. Click on the title to find out more about a story.
29 Nov 2011
PhD studentships will be advertised here as they become available. However, we are always pleased to discuss potential PhD opportunities on the Red Deer project, particularly with students who have ideas about topics to be investigated. To discuss PhD...
29 Nov 2011
Loeske Kruuk and colleagues have been awarded a NERC grant to study the responses of the Rum red deer study population to climate change. The new study aims to: characterise broad-scale associations between climate, vegetation and deer traits;...
29 Nov 2011
Craig Walling and colleagues on the project have published ‘Inbreeding depression in red deer calves’ in the journal BMC Evolutionary Biology. Their study shows inbred calves have reduced birth weights and are less likely to survive...
29 Nov 2011
‘The red deer rut revisited’, a recent publication by Katie Stopher and other members of the project, received much interest in the Scottish press, including BBC Scotland, Good Morning Scotland, the Scotsman and the Herald, and the BBC...

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