Thanks, BES, for keeping me connected

As British Ecological Society's Festival of Ecology is properly over, I just wanted to say thank you to the BES team for putting on a great conference full of wonderful events and research. More than that, I wanted to thank the whole BES community for being a lifeline connecting me to the scientific world through … Continue reading Thanks, BES, for keeping me connected

Fieldwork in a pandemic!?

I was incredibly lucky to be able to conduct some fieldwork earlier this year, which you can read about on the University of Nottingham research blog here! I'm so grateful that despite all the changes I still got to do some fieldwork and to experience Greenland in late summer. Now, to process the data...

My first conference! Meeting the people protecting our wildlife: The National Biodiversity Network conference 2018

Last month, the National Biodiversity Network hosted their 18th annual conference, in the gorgeous Albert Hall conference centre, and I was lucky enough to be sponsored by my university (the University of Sheffield) to attend. Before attending, I was excited, especially for the keynote speakers, but I didn’t know much about the NBN. I can … Continue reading My first conference! Meeting the people protecting our wildlife: The National Biodiversity Network conference 2018

Ten easy ways to help save the planet

A few days ago we reached Earth Overshoot Day, the point at which we have globally used up this year’s supply of natural resources. This day is happening earlier and earlier, as we continue to drain our Earth, through overuse of freshwater, food, fuels, but mostly through our carbon-emitting activities. I wanted to repost something … Continue reading Ten easy ways to help save the planet

Hello bloggers! A little about me…

I’m a third-year biology student at the University of Sheffield. I love writing and communicating science, especially biology and conservation. I also love music, ice hockey, and can get pretty passionate about politics and human rights. I'm pretty involved with student life in Sheffield, including biology, sustainability and media endeavours. I spent the last year … Continue reading Hello bloggers! A little about me…