Tag: Swansea University

Sand Dunes and Saltmarshes – Davide de Battisti

Davide is currently a PhD student at Swansea University working on the biodiversity of saltmarshes and resilience of saltmarsh ecosystems to climate change with Dr John Griffin. I had the honour of spending a week working with Davide in the summer, and you can read more of what we got up to here. This was …

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Working Holiday – Sand Dunes in Swansea

When I started this blog towards the end of last year Dr John Griffin was the first person to respond to my interview questions, and he did so with such enthusiasm! (You can read the interview here). So as a way of saying thank you I thought I would spend a week volunteering with his …

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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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Aquatic Scientist – Professor Kam Tang

It’s time for another interview with an amazing researcher! Professor Kam Tang holds a personal chair in Biosciences at Swansea University. An aquatic scientist, Kam’s work focuses on plankton ecology, biogeochemistry, and he has a particular interest in interdisciplinary research. How would you describe your work to a 10yr old? I am an aquatic biologist, meaning I study …

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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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