Marine Biologist
PhD Student at University of St Andrews


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PhD Biology (2017 – Present)

MSc Marine Mammal Science (2014 – 2015)

BSc (Hons) Marine Biology, First Class (2010 – 2014)

Current Employment & Roles

Tutor and Demonstrator (2017 – Present)

Committee Member (2017 – Present)
  • UK and Ireland Regional Student Chapter (UKIRSC) of the Society for Marine Mammalogy (SMM)
  • Part of the organising committee for the 2018 and 2019 annual conferences.
  • Responsible for managing the website and social media accounts.

Previous Experience

Natural Talent Trainee (2016 – 2017)

Data Analyst / Research Assistant (Jul – Sep 2014)
Research Intern (Jun – Sep 2013)
  • Sea Mammal Research Unit, University of St Andrews
  • Involved in three research projects investigating the potential impact of renewable energy developments on marine mammals in tidal areas, including fieldwork (on the west coast of Scotland) and data analysis.

Volunteer Experience

Volunteer Wildlife Guide (Aug 2014) Volunteer Animal Care Assistant (Jul 2012) Volunteer Field Worker (Jun 2012 & Jun 2011) Volunteer Reserve Assistant (Aug 2011)
                Scottish Oceans Institute, University of St Andrews
                St Andrews, Fife, KY16 8LB
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