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Goodbye to the summer students

This month we say goodbye to our summer students – Vanessa (IAESTE), Vicky (IAESTE), Cormac (CUROP), Jess (CUROP) and Zach (CUROP). We also said goodbye to Graham and Emma who have been long term volunteers with CRIPES as they move on to pastures new to start a Masters and PhD respectively.  (more…)

Flow, parasites and shoaling. New CRIPES publication!

A recently published paper by Fran Hockley, Dr Catherine Wilson, Nathalie Graham and Dr Jo Cable explores the combined affect of parastism and flow rate on the shoaling behaviour of guppies Poecilia reticulata using an open channel flume in the School of Engineering at Cardiff University.


BSP Autumn Symposium

Read on for details of the British Society for Parasitology (BSP) Autumn Symposium on Disease Ecology: Ecosystems, Wildlife and Human Health (more…)

NHM Otter Project

Dr Liz Chadwick and Dr Sarah Perkins spent last week at The Natural History museum engaging the public with their citizen science projects as part of Universities Week. (more…)

An Interview with………Kayla King

An Interview with………Kayla King


An Interview with………Tom Little

An Interview with………Tom Little (more…)

Commentary published in the BES Bulletin

CRIPES members have had a commentary published in The Bulletin, the quarterly magazine of the British Ecological Society. (more…)

CRIPES at National Science and Engineering Week (NSEW) 2014

PTY student Philippa Ball organised a two day workshop on 19-20 March to raise awareness of how dog-fouling in parks affects levels of the parasite Toxocara canis in soil. (more…)

Rhidian Thomas awarded a PhD scholarship

MRes graduate Rhidian Thomas was awarded a PhD scholarship to start in Sept. 2014, entitled “The effects of climate change on the relationship between the native fish of Wales and invading species” which will be supervised by Dr Sian Griffiths and Dr Jo Cable. (more…)

CRIPES Christmas 2013

Cripes Christmas meal with a couple of games of bowling followed by a three course Christmas meal, and of course the traditional B*****D Santa! (more…)