Sea-Ice Algae – Dr Tom Brown

Dr Tom Brown is a lecturer at the Scottish Association for marine Science (SAMS). His research investigates how species respond to decreasing sea ice cover. Especially that of Sea-Ice Algae. Like many scientists, Tom loves to push the boundaries of his knowledge. His route into marine research is interesting; I’ll let him tell you about it …

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Ecological Modelling – Dr Tom Adams

This week we’re joined by Dr Tom Adams. Tom is a research associate in Ecological Modelling at the Scottish Association of Marine Science (SAMS). Tom’s research focusses on changes in ecological population dynamics over time and space. He is especially interested in the effects that outside forces have on populations, for example the impact that humans …

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Marine Physiology – Professor John Spicer

TEDx speaker John Spicer is a professor of Marine Zoology at Plymouth University. John has served various national and international committees, and published research papers internationally. He has also published 6 academic books. John’s research focuses on the effect that changing environmental conditions has on the physiology of marine organisms.   How would you describe …

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Sexual Selection – Professor Matt Gage

Today’s interview is with Dr Matt Gage from the University of East Anglia (UEA). Matt is a professor of Evolutionary Ecology. His research interests focus on reproduction, sexual selection, and conflict. Matt’s research especially focuses on sperm form and function. To carry out his research into reproduction he uses a number of animals including fish, …

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Animal Communication – Dr. Sarah Collins

Dr Sarah Collins is an associate professor of animal behaviour and welfare at Plymouth University where she has worked for the past 10 years. Her work focuses on communication, especially bird songs. In this interview she shares a bit more about her work, how she got to this position, and some of the challenges of …

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Animal Migration – Professor Rory Wilson

Let me introduce Rory Wilson, Professor of Zoology at Swansea University. Rory’s work focuses on animal movement, migration, and behaviour. In particular, he focuses on marine vertebrates. He was named one of Britain’s top 50 most influential conservation heroes by the BBC Wildlife Magazine! Rory also worked on the Great Migrations series for National Geographic as the …

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