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Current supported projects

Current research projects

Current and recently concluded studies and research projects supported by the British Deer Society are listed here.

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  • The potential for reintroduction of Eurasian lynx to Great Britain: a summary of the evidence -  Jos M. Milner &  R. Justin Irvine - Aug 2015
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  • Detecting changes in deer numbers in space & time -Durham University - Gauthier, Irvine & Stephens
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  • Ecological determinants of Lyme borreliosis risk in the South Downs National Park and the potential for one-health based interventions – J.Middleton, University of Brighton
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  • The relative contribution of genetic drift and natural selection on founder populations of deer - Menno de Jong, University of Durham
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  • Deer, biodiversity management and ecotourism in the Hebrides – HM O’Neill, University of Durham
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  • Factors associated with shooting accuracy and wounding rate of four managed wild deer species in the UK – N. Aebischer, C. Wheatley & H Rose
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  • Genetic diversity in the Major Histocompatibility Complex in Scottish red deer - Dr Silvia Pérez-Espona, Anglia Ruskin University
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  • Intrasexual selection drives sensitivity to pitch, formants and duration in the competitive calls of fallow bucks -  Benjamin J Pitcher, Elodie F Briefer and Alan G McElligott  –  Queen Mary University of London
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