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EntoSci20


Thursday 30 April 2020

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:

  • Excite and educate both pupils and their teachers about entomology, the science of insects
  • Inspire pupils to consider a career in entomology and related sciences, from secondary school subjects, to courses in higher education and employment opportunities
  • Explain the route to study entomology from secondary school subjects to courses in higher education
  • Give pupils the chance to handle live insects and hear about different areas of entomology such as insect evolution, ecology and forensic entomology.

The conference is for KS4 - KS5 (14-18 year olds) and their teachers.

Speakers

Dr Seirian Sumner

Dr Seirian Sumner
Reader in Behavioural Ecology at University College London

Dr Kanchon Dasmahpatra

Dr Kanchon Dasmahapatra
Senior Lecturer in Evolutionary Biology at the University of York

Amoret Whitaker

Dr Amoret Whitaker
Senior Lecturer in Forensic Studies at the University of Winchester

Professor Adam Hart

Professor Adam Hart
Professor of Science Communication at the University of Gloucestershire

Stefan Gates

Stefan Gates
'The Gastronaut’, writer and presenter

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