Category Archives: Science Communication

Saving the Oceans – Litter Burden

Excellent article on LiveScience highlighting the work of the Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup, which took place on Sept. 15, 2012. The amount of litter pollution that we contribute to the ocean is terrifying and every piece removed (or far

Saving the Oceans – Litter Burden

Excellent article on LiveScience highlighting the work of the Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup, which took place on Sept. 15, 2012. The amount of litter pollution that we contribute to the ocean is terrifying and every piece removed (or far

Designing a Conservation Science Poster

Just come across this excellent piece on how to create an inviting conservation science poster – though truely the key points apply to any academic poster. It’s always so difficult to cut down the text – but at the end

Designing a Conservation Science Poster

Just come across this excellent piece on how to create an inviting conservation science poster – though truely the key points apply to any academic poster. It’s always so difficult to cut down the text – but at the end

The Red Flags of Quackery v2

It’s not the most recent comic strip, see the original article, but I thought that it was excellent! If you enjoy poking holes in the flawed, Ben Goldacre’s Bad Science is an absolute must-read. I feel that awareness of these

The Red Flags of Quackery v2

It’s not the most recent comic strip, see the original article, but I thought that it was excellent! If you enjoy poking holes in the flawed, Ben Goldacre’s Bad Science is an absolute must-read. I feel that awareness of these

Creative communication

Please find my first, very short, foray into communication through creative writing (a mere 260 words), but I hope you enjoy it! I was literally bouncing as I accessed the room, so many others – surely I would make a

Creative communication

Please find my first, very short, foray into communication through creative writing (a mere 260 words), but I hope you enjoy it! I was literally bouncing as I accessed the room, so many others – surely I would make a

Kids say the funniest things

I am currently involved in delivering an after-school club that we developed this year to engage local children with the issues surrounding the environment and conservation. An integral part of this project has always been to comprehensively evaluate its impact

Kids say the funniest things

I am currently involved in delivering an after-school club that we developed this year to engage local children with the issues surrounding the environment and conservation. An integral part of this project has always been to comprehensively evaluate its impact

CITEs conference 2013 infographic

A really eye-opening inforgraphic highlighting many of the issues discussed in this years CITEs conference of the parties. I wanted to post this as soon as I got the blog running – but it has taken me this long to

CITEs conference 2013 infographic

A really eye-opening inforgraphic highlighting many of the issues discussed in this years CITEs conference of the parties. I wanted to post this as soon as I got the blog running – but it has taken me this long to

Turtles and Marine Litter

This is a topic I cover a lot with conservation – the key is getting people, often kids, to put themselves in the position of the animal. “What does the turtle see?” “What would they assume?” To a turtle (in

Turtles and Marine Litter

This is a topic I cover a lot with conservation – the key is getting people, often kids, to put themselves in the position of the animal. “What does the turtle see?” “What would they assume?” To a turtle (in