Category Archives: Moulton College

Transfer seminar on Friday 2nd May, 11:30am

Julia Lock would like to invite you all to her transfer seminar on Friday 2nd May at 11.30 in M12, Moulton College Main Site.

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The rabbit – Britain’s unloved pet?

Figure 1: Rabbit and food bowl. Photo: C Ellis

Submitted by Clare Ellis
Postgraduate Researcher Moulton College & University of Northampton

Rabbits are one of Britain’s top five most popular pets (PFMA, 2013) yet recent research (PDSA Wellbeing report 2013) has shown that they are often not kept in appropriate conditions, and hundreds of rescue centres all over Britain take in unwanted pet rabbits each year.

New research being carried out by research staff at Moulton College & the University of Northampton is investigating how BIG Britain’s bunny problem is. Read the rest of this entry

PhD Transfer Seminar – 30th January 2014

Please come along to Josh Onyango’s upcoming transfer seminar on Thursday 30th January 2014 at 1pm in room M14 at Moulton College main site (gate 2). The title is: 

Epidemiology of contagious ovine ecthyma (orf) in English sheep farms

 

Collecting Data on an Equine Aqua-Treadmill

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Moulton College Equine Therapy Centre and Veterinary Practice

Submitted by Jessica York, Moulton College

October Study Week was a busy time in the Equine Therapy Centre at Moulton College.  An exciting collaboration with the Royal Veterinary College meant that a state-of-the-art piece of equipment could be borrowed and applied to horses for the first time whilst exercising on the College’s equine aqua-treadmill.

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SPECTROstar Nano machine training

moultonSubmitted by Wanda McCormick, Moulton College

On Wed 20th November 2-3pm, discipline-based training on the use of Moulton’s SPECTROstar Nano machine will take place. Research students from other Schools, for whom this is relevant, are invited to attend. The training will take place in lab H6 (Holcot site, gate 3) but please email Wanda to express an interest in attending. Read the rest of this entry

Moulton College Postgraduate Research Symposium

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The Moulton College Postgraduate Research Symposium will take place this year on Friday 13th December from 2:00 – 4:15pm. All staff from Moulton College and the University of Northampton are welcome. Throughout the afternoon there will be eight speakers and papers include ““Initial findings on the reproductive success and survival of harvest mice post release.“ and “Developments in human cryotherapy research at Moulton College.” Coffee/tea, mince pies and networking will follow at 4:15pm. The event will be held in P9, the lecture theatre at the Pitsford site (gate 4).

For the full programme please see the Postgraduate Research Symposium Poster.

A visit to the 10th International Congress of Plant Pathology 2013 in Beijing

chinaSubmitted by Julia Lock, Postgraduate Research Student at Moulton College

August 2013 marked the meeting of the 10th International Congress of Plant Pathology.  A travel grant awarded by the British Society of Plant Pathology enabled me to join these researchers and get involved in a pre-congress workshop on Phythophora, Pythium and related genera.  Many researchers, all with an important message, flocked to Beijing International Conference Centre to share experiences and ideas.  Read the rest of this entry

Postgraduate Research Symposium: Moulton College

Open to all staff from Moulton College and the University of Northampton, The Postgraduate Research Symposium will be held on Tuesday 18th December in M1 (Higher Education Centre, Main Site) from 2:30-5pm.

Papers include “The use of the aqua-treadmill in the rehabilitation of equine lameness”, “The use of linear boundary features by macro-moths in intensive agricultural landscapes”, “Behavioural ecology of harvest mice upon reintroduction to the wild” and much more.