Or how to transform a scientific paper into an animated short film... by Laura Duran Suja and Johanne Vad In Academia, scientific publications are the main way which research is communicated to other scientists. Many studies are therefore never translated into a format that can be easily understood by non-specialist audiences. Moreover, scientific papers are … Continue reading It Snows under the Sea
Planet Earth Distinguished Lecture – back to in-person science outreach!
On 4-5 April 2022 the School of GeoSciences hosted the Planet Earth Distinguished Lecture "Sea change in the climate system: the challenge to understand and predict global ocean circulation" by Prof Penny Holliday from the National Oceanography Centre that was originally scheduled for March 2020. The full programme of the visit included lunch in the … Continue reading Planet Earth Distinguished Lecture – back to in-person science outreach!
I was so pleased to be asked to represent The International Coral Reef Society at COP26, but, once I said Yes to going, I quickly realised I didn’t actually know much about what happens at COP meetings. In fact from talking to friends and family it seemed like no one knew. So several Google searches … Continue reading Undercover COP
Diving into documentaries
Back in 2018, Tom Grove and Alyssa Stoller started a research project in North Iceland to assess the potential impacts of whale-watching encounters on whale populations. Tom turned this into a PhD with the Changing Oceans Group (due to finish in 2022). Alyssa subsequently completed an MSc in Marine Systems and Policies at Edinburgh (2019-20), … Continue reading Diving into documentaries
Special sessions of the Marine Research and Education Conference on 30th October
Written by Gebruk Anna First time I got to volunteer at the Marine Research and Education (MARESEDU) conference back in 2015 when I was a biology student at the Lomonosov Moscow State University. Since, I always felt closely related to this conference and wanted to better promote it amongst the international marine research community. However, … Continue reading Special sessions of the Marine Research and Education Conference on 30th October