#CareersStories: Discussing expeditions, outreach and the importance of mentorship with Dr Eleanor Drinkwater.

In this latest Conservation Careers Stories episode Rosalie Wright interviews Dr Eleanor Drinkwater, who recently completed her PhD at the University of York. Eleanor is an experienced science communicator and outreach coordinator. She has spoken for the Royal Geographical Society and has previously received awards for her work from the Scientific Exploration Society. Listen to … Continue reading #CareersStories: Discussing expeditions, outreach and the importance of mentorship with Dr Eleanor Drinkwater.

#CareersStories: Juggling PhD, outreach and a young NGO – with David Bartholomew.

After a short break, we’re back with another Careers Stories interview: this month, Rosalie Wright speaks with David Bartholomew, an intrepid PhD student who moved in his career from conservation of marine ecosystems to his current research on impacts of climate change on tropical forests. Listen to the interview here or scroll down if you prefer … Continue reading #CareersStories: Juggling PhD, outreach and a young NGO – with David Bartholomew.

Faith Jones on vineyards, models, and learning with farmers. #BESConservationCareersStories

This time on #BESConservationCareersStories, Anna Kellner speaks with Faith Jones, a postdoctoral researcher studying the winter hardiness of wine grapes at the University of British Columbia. Faith just completed a PhD in global biodiversity patterns at the University of St. Andrews and is interested in recent ecological change, biodiversity, and community ecology. Short Bio: 2019 … Continue reading Faith Jones on vineyards, models, and learning with farmers. #BESConservationCareersStories

Tanesha Allen on animal behaviour research, science communication and outreach #BESConservationCareersStories

This month Rosalie Wright talks to Tanesha Allen, a (nearly finished) PhD student in the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU), at the University of Oxford. Tanesha’s long-held interests in animal behaviour and conservation led her to study for a Master’s degree at the University of Cambridge, then onto her current PhD work investigating communication in … Continue reading Tanesha Allen on animal behaviour research, science communication and outreach #BESConservationCareersStories

Documentary research and filmmaking – interview with Liv Grant #BESConservationCareersStories

This month on our Conservation Career Stories series Rosalie Wright speaks with Liv Grant, who is a documentary researcher and filmmaker. She is a keen adventurer and winner of the 2018 Scientific Exploration Society Rivers Foundation Award for her challenging work in the Marquesas Islands. Liv is currently based at the BBC Natural History Unit … Continue reading Documentary research and filmmaking – interview with Liv Grant #BESConservationCareersStories

#BES ConservationCareersStories: Holly O’Donnell

This month Rosalie Wright talks to Holly O’Donnell, a researcher at the Wildlife Conservation Unit (WildCRU), Oxford University. Holly has spent a number of years working in South America from Paraguay to the Peruvian Amazon. Her current work involves processing camera trap images from the Trans-Kalahari Predator Programme but her interests range from small and … Continue reading #BES ConservationCareersStories: Holly O’Donnell

Hollie Booth – #BESConservationCareersStories

This month Rosalie Wright talks with Hollie Booth – a PhD student in the Interdisciplinary Centre for Conservation Science (ICCS) at the University of Oxford. Her current work focusses on understanding the biological, technical and social drivers behind shark fisheries, but her career background includes environmental policy in Cambridge, UK, community-based tourism in Ethiopia and … Continue reading Hollie Booth – #BESConservationCareersStories

Conservation Career Stories: Joshua Powell

In our first blog in the #ConservationCareersStories series, Rosalie Wright talks with Joshua Powell, to hear about his career experiences as a conservation biologist who has a keen interest in the social and political dimensions of conservation. Josh is a National Geographic Explorer and one of the faces for WWF’s #WWF Voices campaign. He has … Continue reading Conservation Career Stories: Joshua Powell