School of Biological and Marine Sciences

Gannet feeding. Image courtesy of Getty images. 

Lianne Ottewell – BSc (Hons) Animal Behaviour and Welfare graduate

Find something you love and pursue it. This is what I did. This is my story of how my passion for animals as a child grew into a fulfilling career that allows me to help rescued bears across the world.

Discover how Lianne Ottewell's dream came true after a placement to China inspired her to join the mission to save moon bears held in captivity

Find out more about Lianne's moon bear rescue tale

Marine Station: a unique resource

Boasting lecture facilities overlooking the sea at Coxside, a wet laboratory for sample examination and analysis, a seawater aquarium, and field equipment storage and changing facilities.

The Marine Station is a landmark £5 million development; a state-of-the-art teaching and research facility on the shores of Plymouth Sound.

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LABplus is a unique open access laboratory and resource centre designed for students studying science and engineering courses.

The lab provides a flexible workspace, computing facilities, specialist software, access to microscopes, microscope cameras and bespoke resources.

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