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



Talks

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

  • Behavioural responses of seals to pile driving during offshore wind farm construction. UK and Ireland Regional Student Chapter of the Society for Marine Mammalogy Annual Conference, Swansea, Wales, January 2019.
  • Effect of offshore energy activity on seal behaviour. School of Biology Postgraduate Conference, St Andrews, January 2018.
  • Behavioural responses by seals to offshore energy activities. UK and Ireland Regional Student Chapter of the Society for Marine Mammalogy Annual Conference, St Andrews, January 2018.
  • Scottish saline lagoons: research at National Museums Scotland. Heriot-Watt University MSc students, Edinburgh, November 2016.
  • Scottish saline lagoons: looking under the surface. Capturing our Coast: Cake & Science Event, Scottish Association for Marine Science, Oban, July 2016. (View my talk slides)
  • An introduction to Scottish saline lagoons. Inner Forth Landscape Initiative ‘Discover The Rocky Shore’ Day, Limekilns, Fife, April 2016.
  • Scottish saline lagoons: research at National Museums Scotland. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and National Museums Scotland Joint Meeting, Edinburgh, March 2016.
  • Saline lagoons: research at National Museums Scotland. Forth Estuary Forum, Edinburgh, February 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, January 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, March 2014.

Posters

I have also presented the following posters at conferences and public events:

  • Seal movement during offshore wind farm construction: do seals respond to pile driving noise? School of Biology Postgraduate Conference, St Andrews, March 2019.
  • Seals and marine renewables: understanding how animals respond to new energy technologies. Sea Mammal Research Unit (SMRU) 40th Anniversary Public Lecture, St Andrews, June 2018.
  • The biodiversity of saline lagoons in Scotland. Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland (MASTS) Annual Science Meeting, Glasgow, October 2016. (View my ePoster presentation)
  • Scottish saline lagoons. Scottish Freshwater Group Spring Meeting, Rowardennan, Loch Lomond, April 2016. (View my poster)
SFG 2016

Scottish Freshwater Group Spring Meeting 2016

Conferences & Meetings

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

  • Marine Scotland ScotMER: Marine Mammal & Marine Renewables Symposium, Edinburgh, March 2019.
  • Special Committee on Seals (SCOS) Science Day, St Andrews, September 2018.
  • International Statistical Ecology Conference, St Andrews, July 2018.
  • Porcupine Marine Natural History Society Annual Conference, Edinburgh, March 2018.
  • Special Committee on Seals (SCOS) Science Day, St Andrews, September 2017.
  • National Biodiversity Network (NBN) Conference, Edinburgh, November 2016.
  • Marine Conservation Society "Showcasing Scottish Seas" Conference & AGM, Edinburgh, October 2016.
  • Porcupine Marine Natural History Society Annual Conference, Millport, Cumbrae, March 2016.
                Scottish Oceans Institute, University of St Andrews
                St Andrews, Fife, KY16 8LB
                Copyright © Katherine F Whyte, 2019
                All photos © Katherine F Whyte, unless otherwise accredited