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Cardiff University Otter Project runs a long term environmental surveillance scheme, using otters found dead to investigate contaminants, disease, and population biology across the UK.

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Volunteer opportunity with Project Splatter and Otter Project
We are looking for volunteers over the next 4-5 weeks to help us collate data on UK wildlife road kill with ‘Project Splatter’ Your help will allow us to visualise the splatter hotspots across the UK. We are looking for 1-2 days help a week; but more is great. We can train you in database management and GIS skills, which will look great for your CV. If you are interested please get in touch with Dr. Sarah Perkins ( or Dr. Liz Chadwick (

Paid summer research placement with Cardiff University Otter Project
Cardiff Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme (CUROP) placement available with the Otter Project this summer investigating declining eel populations. More details can be found on the CUROP websire here:


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