Perspectives on Environmental Change

The two NERC Doctoral Training Programmes based in London - London NERC DTP and my own Science and Solutions for a Changing Planet DTP held a joint conference for students on the 1st and 2nd September at King's College London. This was organised by the joint student committee and was one of the smoothest conferences I …

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Throwback Thursday – Celebrating 50 Years of the Biological Records Centre (July 2014)

 This week's #throwbackthursday is from exactly two years ago and features the Biological Records Centre 50th anniversary symposium. Last weekend I was at a symposium in Bath celebrating 50 years of the Biological Records Centre (BRC). The BRC collates and manages species observation data, including supporting biological recording schemes in publishing atlases, developing and hosting …

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Earthworm Watch at the Bristol Festival of Nature

I was able to attend the Bristol Festival of Nature thanks to a grant from the British Ecological Society. I was fortunate to be the first beneficiary of the Regional Funding Scheme which provides support for researchers to undertake public engagement activities. The Bristol Festival of Nature is the UK's largest celebration of the natural world with two days …

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