BSc (Hons) (Cardiff University, UK) Genetics (Currently Studying)
Alice is currently studying for her undergraduate degree in Genetics at Cardiff University and is currently undertaking her sandwich year placement with the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland at the WildGenes laboratory based at Edinburgh Zoo. After her undergraduate degree Alice hopes to study for a graduate degree and is interested in going into a career in the research of gene function or in the field of conservation genetics.
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RZSS response to the UK Government’s intention to deprioritise species restoration
I was surprised and dismayed to read about the UK Government’s intention to deprioritise species restoration, which fails to recognise the importance of that vital pillar of biodiversity recovery, as well as flying in the face of recent guidance from the world authority for conservation, the IUCN.
Critically endangered wildcats now call the Cairngorms National Park home
The first round of wildcat releases in Scotland has been completed by Saving Wildcats, led by the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) in partnership with NatureScot, Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS), The Cairngorms National Park Authority, Nordens Ark and Consejería de Sostenibilidad, Medio Ambiente y Economía Azul de la Junta de Andalucía.