Entosci20 is the entomological conference for schools and colleges, where the delegates are the pupils themselves.
Delegates will experience exciting different ‘zones’, learning all about the study of insects from the experts in the field.
The conference aims to:
The conference is for KS4 - KS5 (14-18 year olds) and their teachers.
Dr Seirian Sumner
Reader in Behavioural Ecology at University College London
Dr Kanchon Dasmahapatra
Senior Lecturer in Evolutionary Biology at the University of York
Dr Amoret Whitaker
Senior Lecturer in Forensic Studies at the University of Winchester
Professor Adam Hart
Professor of Science Communication at the University of Gloucestershire
'The Gastronaut’, writer and presenter
The speakers in our Early Career Entomologist zone will be:
Amma Simon, PhD student studying Biointeractions and Crop Protection at Rothamsted Research
Ashleigh Whiffin, Assistant Curator in Entomology at National Museums Scotland
Aqib Ali, Laboratory Technician in Vector Molecular Biology at the Pirbright Institute
Katrina Dainton, Research Assistant in Entomology at Forest Research
Will Hawkes, PhD student studying Insect Migration at the University of Exeter