KATHERINE WHYTE
Marine Biologist
PhD Student at University of St Andrews
kfw5@st-andrews.ac.uk



Talks & Posters

I have presented the following talks and posters at conferences, meetings and public events:

Talk

Invited to present

Poster

Content accessible to the general public

Speed Talk

  • Detecting changes in movement behaviour in response to disturbance: seals and offshore wind farm construction
    British Ecological Society, Festival of Ecology (Online)
Dec 2020
  • Detecting changes in movement behaviour in response to disturbance using Mahalanobis distance
    (virtual) International Statistical Ecology Conference, Sydney, Australia* (*moved online due to COVID-19)
Jun 2020
  • An evaluation of Mahalanobis distance as a method to detect behavioural response in marine mammals from tag data
    World Marine Mammal Conference, Barcelona, Spain
Dec 2019
  • Behavioural responses to pile driving in harbour seals
    Special Committee on Seals (SCOS) Science Day, St Andrews
Sep 2019
  • Changes in harbour seal behaviour in response to offshore wind farm construction noise
    5th Conference on Wind Energy and Wildlife Impacts (CWW), Stirling, Scotland
Aug 2019
  • Behavioural responses of seals to pile driving during offshore wind farm construction
    5th International Conference on the Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life, Den Haag, The Netherlands
Jul 2019
  • Seals, science, and the sound of offshore wind farms
    Public Lecture at 5th International Conference on the Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life, Den Haag, The Netherlands
Jul 2019
  • Seal movement during offshore wind farm construction: do seals respond to pile driving noise?
    School of Biology Postgraduate Conference, St Andrews
Mar 2019
  • Behavioural responses of seals to pile driving during offshore wind farm construction
    UK and Ireland Regional Student Chapter of the Society for Marine Mammalogy 13th Annual Conference, Swansea, Wales
Jan 2019
  • Seals and marine renewables: understanding how animals respond to new energy technologies
    Sea Mammal Research Unit (SMRU) 40th Anniversary Public Lecture, St Andrews
Jun 2018
  • Effect of offshore energy activity on seal behaviour
    School of Biology Postgraduate Conference, St Andrews
Jan 2018
  • Behavioural responses by seals to offshore energy activities
    UK and Ireland Regional Student Chapter of the Society for Marine Mammalogy 12th Annual Conference, St Andrews
Jan 2018
  • Scottish saline lagoons: research at National Museums Scotland
    Heriot-Watt University MSc students, Edinburgh, Scotland
Nov 2016
  • The biodiversity of saline lagoons in Scotland (View my ePoster)
    Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland (MASTS) Annual Science Meeting, Glasgow, Scotland
Oct 2016
  • Scottish saline lagoons: looking under the surface (View my talk slides)
    'Capturing our Coast: Cake & Science Seminar', Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS), Oban, Scotland
Jul 2016
  • Scottish saline lagoons (View my poster)
    Scottish Freshwater Group Spring Meeting, Rowardennan, Loch Lomond, Scotland
Apr 2016
  • An introduction to Scottish saline lagoons
    Inner Forth Landscape Initiative ‘Discover The Rocky Shore’ Day, Limekilns, Fife, Scotland
Apr 2016
  • Scottish saline lagoons: research at National Museums Scotland
    Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and National Museums Scotland Joint Meeting, Edinburgh, Scotland
Mar 2016
  • Saline lagoons: research at National Museums Scotland
    Forth Estuary Forum, Edinburgh, Scotland
Feb 2016
  • Improving marine mammal and fisheries interactions in Scotland: ADDs and other deterrent devices
    UK and Ireland Regional Student Chapter of the Society for Marine Mammalogy Annual Conference, Bangor, Wales
Jan 2015
  • Studying the distribution of harbour seals (Phoca vitulina) in Kyle Rhea
    UK and Ireland Regional Student Chapter of the Society for Marine Mammalogy Annual Conference, St Andrews
Mar 2014

AqNoise 2019

Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life 2019

WMMC 2019

World Marine Mammal Conference 2019


Conferences & Meetings

In addition to the presentations above, some notable meetings and conferences I have attended are:

                Scottish Oceans Institute, University of St Andrews
                St Andrews, Fife, KY16 8LB
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