16th November- The behaviour, biology, ecology, and conservation of Pelagic thresher sharks in the Philippines – Dr. Simon Oliver

Pelagic sharks are poorly understood because of limitations inherent in studying them in situ.  Knowledge that pelagic thresher sharks (Alopias pelagicus) regularly visit specific locations in the Philippines presented an unique opportunity to study new aspects of their behaviour and biology, and promote their conservation in the region. Post-mortem examinations were conducted on 11 dead Read more about 16th November- The behaviour, biology, ecology, and conservation of Pelagic thresher sharks in the Philippines – Dr. Simon Oliver[…]

19th October – Science and the Fire Service – Dr Sarah Bergin

When we think about the role of the fire service, our first thought is probably “putting out fires”, but what about all those other emergencies that we encounter in life? For example; You’re held up on the motorway due to a tanker spill You accidently break a thermometer in your rental house and mercury is Read more about 19th October – Science and the Fire Service – Dr Sarah Bergin[…]