Women in Science Technology Engineering and Technology is a hot topic at the moment – even being covered in Animal Conservation and many blog posts. I just came across this graphic from engineeringdegree.net explaining attrition in the sciences – why women drop out of the science ladder as they progress. It would be great to … More Women in STEM
On Friday the 27th of September, the Natural History Museum London is holding a free evening where the public gets to mingle with scientists, and participate in debates and activities. I am running a debate on “Are all species equal?”, so feel free to pop in – the event runs from 16.00 pm to midnight. … More Science Uncovered
The summer has been extremely busy: coming back from Australia, attending the BES Macroecology Symposium, the International Congress for Conservation Biology and INTECOL, where you might have caught one of my talks. The only thing to show for it is this blurb on the Brisbane Student Conference, published at the Nature Conservancy. Read Eddie Game’s … More End of summer & The Nature Conservancy article
I am giving a seminar this Friday 3rd of May at the University of Queensland, 2pm in room 257 Goddard Building 🙂
Now off the analyze my 1807 crayfish specimens across 563 species. I will see the sunlight again in a few months!
I have been asked by many, many people for some introductory reading on Machine Learning for ecologists. Here are my favourite references! Textbooks Hastie (2009) The Elements of Statistical Learning, Springer. I believe is the best textbook around for Machine Learning. Quite math-heavy, but has good explanations of algorithm convergence and real-life examples on … More Machine Learning reading list
Next week I will be visiting the Macroecology and Macroevolution Group at the Australian National University in Canberra. I will also be giving a seminar entitled Cost-effective global biodiversity monitoring under uncertainty (quite a mouthful!) Wednesday April 10th at 12 noon in the Gould Building seminar room.