Tag: Conservationist

Rocky Shore Ecology – Professor Steve Hawkins

This week we get to hear from Professor Steve Hawkins from the University of Southampton. Steve is a marine biologist with a strong interest in coastal ecosystems, particularly the rocky shore. I was excited when Steve responded to my invitation to take part in the interview because I remember citing his work a lot while …

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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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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 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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Conservation Ecologist – Dr. Aldina Franco

We have another opportunity to gain some insight into life as a researcher. This week we are joined by Dr. Aldina Franco. Aldina is a senior lecturer at the University of East Anglia (UEA) in the School of Environmental Sciences. Her research group aims to provide evidence to support effective conservation methods around the world. …

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Ecologist and Conservationist – Dr. John Griffin

I am delighted to be able to start this series! We will be getting an insight into the life and work of scientific researchers. First of all let me introduce Dr John Griffin. John is a senior lecturer at Swansea University, Wales, with keen interests in biodiversity, ecosystem functioning, and coastal ecology. He attained his PhD …

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