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The Dung Collectors

I promised I would have some news about what the Serengeti team has been up to recently in the field. Our beloved camera-trap grid is still being cared for, cards downloaded, batteries replaced and cameras given the once over. 674 more words


Impact in 60 Seconds - Behind the Scenes

After FameLab, my second try at science communication was participating in the Impact in 60 Seconds competition. By making a 60 second video highlighting my research to a public audience, I learned a new skill of video production and gained more experience in communicating science. 775 more words


Pint of Science 2018

After intending to go to Pint of Science for the last few years I finally managed to make it to my first event! For those unaware, Pint of Science is a series of science talks held in pubs, aiming to bring science to the public in an accessible way. 535 more words


Engaging with the Engage Academy

I’m on train chugging my way to Bristol but this isn’t a pleasure trip — I’m off to fulfill an ambition. To take my mind off the strange seating position and bad wifi signal I’ve challenged myself to write a blog by the time we arrive. 1,074 more words

Science Communication

The truth about hay fever

It’s that time of year. The time when we don sunglasses to hide our streaming eyes, and are perpetually drugged up to or eyeballs with anti-histamines- but what is hayfever exactly and what causes it? 1,051 more words


#SciComm at EGU 2018

Last month, I attended the European Geosciences Union annual conference in Vienna. I wrote about my experience chairing a session and presenting a PICO on my research in a… 661 more words


What It's like to Organise a Soapbox Science Event

If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you’ll know that I was a speaker at last year’s Soapbox Science event in Edinburgh – if you haven’t, then read the blog post… 1,541 more words