Giant Panda Conservation

Minerva Singh is a PhD Candidate at the University of Cambridge and she is involved with the BES Conservation Ecology Special Interest Group. In this post Minerva looks at whether zoos can help in the conservation of charismatic megafauna. For International Women’s Day, we asked Minerva about her career in science and the challenges and improvements she is seeing in STEM. You can read all … Continue reading Giant Panda Conservation

International Women’s Day 2016: Perspectives from Minerva Singh

For International Women’s Day, we asked Minerva Singh about her career in science and the challenges and improvements she is seeing in STEM. You can read all of our posts for International Women’s Day here. Minerva has also written a blog post for the Applied Ecologist’s blog about whether zoos can help in the conservation of charismatic megafauna: ‘Giant Panda Conservation’ What made you want … Continue reading International Women’s Day 2016: Perspectives from Minerva Singh

Using maths to guide conservation law enforcement

In this post Kiran Dhanjal-Adams discusses her recent paper ‘Optimizing disturbance management for wildlife protection: the enforcement allocation problem’ For International Women’s Day, we asked Kiran about her career in science and the challenges and improvements she is seeing in STEM. You can read all of our posts for International Women’s Day here. Determining where and when to carry out enforcement patrols can be a … Continue reading Using maths to guide conservation law enforcement

International Women’s Day 2016: Perspectives from Kiran Dhanjal-Adams

For International Women’s Day, we asked Kiran Dhanjal-Adams about her career in science and the challenges and improvements she is seeing in STEM. You can read all of our posts for International Women’s Day here. Kiran has also written about her recent paper ‘Optimizing disturbance management for wildlife protection: the enforcement allocation problem’ in Journal of Applied Ecology here: ‘Using maths to guide conservation law … Continue reading International Women’s Day 2016: Perspectives from Kiran Dhanjal-Adams

Ecological traits shape bee species’ fates in European agriculture

In this post Adriana De Palma discusses her recent paper ‘Ecological traits affect the sensitivity of bees to land-use pressures in European agricultural landscapes’. The article is open access courtesy of Imperial College London. For International Women’s Day, we asked Adriana about her career in science and the challenges and improvements she is seeing in STEM. You can read all of our posts for International … Continue reading Ecological traits shape bee species’ fates in European agriculture

International Women’s Day 2016: Perspectives from Adriana De Palma

For International Women’s Day, we asked Adriana De Palma about her career in science and the challenges and improvements she is seeing in STEM. You can read all of our posts for International Women’s Day here.  Adriana has also written about her recent paper ‘Ecological traits affect the sensitivity of bees to land-use pressures in European agricultural landscapes’ in Journal of Applied Ecology here: ‘Ecological … Continue reading International Women’s Day 2016: Perspectives from Adriana De Palma

International Women’s Day 2016: Perspectives from our Editors

In this feature-length blog post for International Women’s Day, we asked some of our female Editors about their careers in science and the challenges and improvements they are seeing in STEM. You can read all of our posts for International Women’s Day here. What made you want to pursue a career in science? Were there any female scientists in particular who inspired you to pursue … Continue reading International Women’s Day 2016: Perspectives from our Editors