As I mentioned in my 2017: The Rebloggening post, I recently got married to my longtime partner Ellie. We had an absolutely amazing day and it was so great being able to share it with all our family and friends. But it wouldn’t have truly been my ideal wedding without the inclusion of my favourite … More Our Wedding Birds
Tabletop gaming is currently undergoing something of a renaissance. New board games and card games are being produced at an incredible rate, with new titles exploring all possible themes. An increasingly popular theme in modern board gaming is science and nature, which is great for getting people of all ages interested in the world of … More The REAL Games of Life: Bioscience-Themed Tabletop Games
The wonderful folks over at the Mendel’s Finches podcast recently invited me on to their show to talk about the bird flight research I’m currently engaged in for my PhD, as well as bio-inspired robotics and science communication. I really enjoyed the podcasting experience and it got me thinking about sharing some of the other … More Nine Scientastic Podcasts
Two weeks ago, conservation PhD student and African wild dog enthusiast Dani Rabbaiotti came up with the idea of combining our joint love of cinema with our love of wildlife and producing some animal-themed movie poster mash-ups. I didn’t take much convincing… And happen it did! Over the course of last week, a number of … More #ZOOVIES – Where Animals Invade Hollywood
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Most people spend wintery Sunday evenings snuggled on the sofa in front of the telly, with a cup of tea clutched in their hands, trying to squeeze the last drops out of the weekend. But this weekend I, along with three other PhD students across the…
Something ruffled the Twittersphere’s feathers today. Chris Hardwick, CEO of Nerdist and host of the late-night talkshow Midnight on Comedy Central, encouraged viewers of the show and Twitter followers alike to post their best bird-related celebrity puns with the hashtag #birdcelebs. Unsurprisingly, Twitter users took to this like a swarm of ants on a Photoshop … More The Day Twitter Went to the Birds
Welcome to Bird Brained Science’s inaugural post! A few weeks ago, I was in Prague attending the Society of Experimental Biology’s annual conference and had an absolutely fantastic time delving into the experimental research that is currently happening around the world. I’d like to share a few highlights now, but it’s really only the tip … More Roundup of SEB Prague 2015!