Tom has studied many aspects of ecology and conservation, driven by a love of wildlife and fieldwork, and his interest in problem solving. For his doctorate he studied populations of water voles at Oxford University, and went on to run a water vole reintroduction programme, resulting in seven new populations in Oxfordshire. He feels that conservation as a discipline, however, is steadily moving away from single-species studies, recognising that the causes of the majority of conservation issues have their origin in humans’ behaviour.
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From fire-belching mountains to blood-red waves of lava, volcanoes have captured the attention of scientists, artists and members of the public for centuries. In this exhibition, discover a spectacular selection of eye witness accounts, scientific observations and artwork charting how our understanding of volcanoes has evolved over the past two...
The Pale Red Dot: Colonising Mars and Beyond
The Oxford Environmental Research DTP are proud to present the following panel discussion as part of the 'Grand Challenges' Series:
'The Pale Red Dot: Colonising Mars and Beyond'
To be held from 1715 on Tuesday 2 May, 2017 at the Oxford Martin School. Speakers include:
Dr Ellen Stofan (former NASA Chief Scientist) Libby...
Land, Sea and Air 3 - What happens when we fly
Oxygen levels are slightly lower when you fly on commercial airlines, so what effects does this have on people? Can it cause any problems?
Ancient Egyptian d20
Apparently, Ancient Egyptians made small model icosohedrons (i.e., d20s, for those with a role-playing game bent).
One day, I hope that somebody unearths a character sheet, written in hieroglyphics, that was buried with an ancient Egyptian royal....
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