An Interview with Jenny Dunn

Current Job:  Lecturer Scientific Discipline/Field: Biology/Ecology/Conservation Country: UK Pick some letters (L,G,B,T,Q etc.): Technically L or B, but I prefer G or Q Website:   jennycdunn.wordpress.com (work in progress!) https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Jenny_Dunn What does your job involve?  I'm still finding that out at the moment – I started this post a month ago, so am still finding my feet.... Continue Reading →

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An Interview with Joe Nunez-Mino

Current Job:  Director of Communications and Fundraising at the Bat Conservation Trust Scientific Discipline/Field: Ecology and Conservation Biology Country: UK Pick some letters (L,G,B,T,Q etc.): G Website:  https://uk.linkedin.com/in/jose-nuñez-miño-9838a717 What does your job involve?  I am part of the Senior Management Team for a small charity. I direct and manage Bat Conservation Trust's (BCT's) communications, fundraising, outreach... Continue Reading →

An Interview with Elsa Call

Current Job:  PhD student Scientific Discipline/Field: Biology, evolution, genomics, entomolgy. Country: Sweden (but I am French) Pick some letters (L,G,B,T,Q etc.): L Website:  http://www.biology.lu.se/elsa-call http://big4-project.eu/projects/11407_elsa-call/ What does your job involve?  I am working as a doctoral student at Lund University, Sweden on Lepidoptera (butterflies) molecular phylogenomics. How did you get to this job (education etc.)?  I have... Continue Reading →

An Interview with Ashley Spindler

Current Job:  PhD Researcher at The Open University Scientific Discipline/Field: Astronomy/Cosmology Country: UK Pick some letters (L,G,B,T,Q etc.): T & B Website: ashleynovablog.wordpress.com Twitter: @Ashley_Nova_ What does your job involve?  I’m a PhD student studying Galaxy Evolution, in particular the role of galaxy environments on how they effect the formation of new stars. I use data from... Continue Reading →

An Interview with Martin Stervander

Current Job:  Postdoc, Linnaeus University Scientific Discipline/Field: Evolutionary biology Country: Sweden Pick some letters (L,G,B,T,Q etc.): G (but I also fancy the combination D, N, and A) Website: www.stervander.com Twitter: @nesospiza What does your job involve?  I recently finished my PhD studies on speciation in birds, in which I tried to shed some light on the speciation process, especially in... Continue Reading →

An Interview with Gary McDowell

Current Job:  Executive Director, Future of Research nonprofit Scientific Discipline/Field: Science Policy Country: US Resident, UK and Irish Citizen Pick some letters (L,G,B,T,Q etc.): G Website: http://futureofresearch.org/ What does your job involve?  Running the day-to-day, medium and long-term duties of the nonprofit. We are trying to help junior scientists to advocate for changes to the problems they... Continue Reading →

An Interview with Ashley Otter

Current Job:  PhD Student in Molecular Microbiology Scientific Discipline/Field: Microbiology, specifically the genomics of M. tuberculosis Country: UK Pick some letters (L,G,B,T,Q etc.): G Twitter: www.twitter.com/asherichia What does your job involve?  Currently, I’m pursuing a PhD in molecular microbiology at the Royal Veterinary College in London. My work focuses on a group of transcriptional regulators in Mycobacterium... Continue Reading →

An Interview with Jonathan Wolf Mueller

Current Job:  Lecturer in Endocrine Biochemistry Scientific Discipline/Field: Biochemistry and Endocrinology Country: UK Pick some letters (L,G,B,T,Q etc.): G Website: www.birmingham.ac.uk/jonathan-mueller Twitter: https://twitter.com/JonWolfMueller What does your job involve?  I see it as great privilege as a scientist to be allowed to follow your curiosity; however, there are limits to this, one is funding and capacity to do your research, the... Continue Reading →

An Interview with Emily S. Klein

Current Job:  Postdoc Scientific Discipline/Field: Marine ecology, fisheries Country: USA Pick some letters (L,G,B,T,Q etc.): B What does your job involve?  I use ecosystem models to understand ecological interactions, and trade-offs with fisheries. I also look at long-term change in ecosystem dynamics and structure. How did you get to this job (education etc.)?  My network. Do you... Continue Reading →

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