The Department of Zoology and the Department of Plant Sciences would like to make contact with former undergraduate and postgraduate students. These include students who took degrees in Biological Sciences, Zoology, Botany, Pure & Applied Biology, Agriculture & Forest Sciences, and others, as well former as MSc and DPhil students.

The two departments produce an annual newsletter ‘Biology@Oxford’:

If you would like a hard copy of the newsletter please email us at newsletter@biology.ox.ac.uk with the details of your name and postal address.

If your contact details are already held by the University of Oxford Alumni Office, you will receive notification of these and other relevant activities. It is simple to register or update your details at https://www.alumni.ox.ac.uk/

OXFORD UNIVERSITY ALUMNI WEEKEND
SEPTEMBER 2014

The Departments of Plant Sciences & Zoology invite you, your family and your friends to our Open Day in the Department of Zoology

SATURDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER 2014
12.30 PM TO 5.00 PM

Attractions will include

TALKS:

  • Prof Phil Poole – ‘Addressing the Global Nitrogen Crisis’
  • Dr Lindsay Turnbull – ‘Looking Up and Looking Down: How to Integrate Ecology into the Rest of Biology’
  • Prof Peter Holland – ‘Ecology, Evolution & Eccentricity: A History of Zoology at Oxford’
  • Dr Ashleigh Griffin – ‘Evolutionary Biology: From Birds to Bacteria’

TOURS AND DISPLAYS:

  • Oxford University Herbaria
  • Department of Plant Sciences
  • Research & Teaching Exhibits
  • Department of Zoology

Refreshments will be served

Full programme now available

TO REGISTER PLACES, PLEASE EMAIL
alumni@biology.ox.ac.uk

PREVIOUS EVENTS

On 20 February 2012 a one-day event was held to commemorate the work of former Head of Department Professor J.W.S Pringle. The event was attended by around 40 former students and colleagues of Professor Pringle, and over 100 current members of the Department.

Outdoor Classroom

Would you be interested in becoming a Trustee or Adviser to The Farm Inspiration Trust (FIT) with a particular interest in the charity's Outdoor Classroom programme based at the FAI farm at Wytham, just outside Oxford? We are looking for a new Trustee (ideally a practicing or recently retired secondary state school teacher but also anyone with an interest in outdoor learning using farms and the countryside). To find out more, go to www.outdoor-classroom.org.uk or contact Alison Cooke alison.cooke@faifarms.co.uk or marian.dawkins@zoo.ox.ac.uk.

FIT is registered charity no. 1153282 (http://www.outdoor-classroom.org.uk/)

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