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November 10, 2015

Kathy Willis interview on BBC’s The Life Scientific

The wide-ranging interview with Presenter Jim Al-Khalili  on BBC Radio 4 The Life Scientific covers Kathy's academic career in biodiversity focussing on plants and their environments from the New Forest to the Galapagos Islands and all points between: ... Continue reading

August 12, 2015

Remote assessment of locally important ecological features across landscapes: how representative of reality?

A recently published paper in Ecological Applications describes the local ecological footprinting tool (LEFT), which uses globally available databases, modelling, and algorithms to remotely assess locally important ecological features across landscapes based on five criteria: biodiversity (beta-diversity), vulnerability (threatened species), ... Continue reading

July 21, 2015

Kathy Willis wins 2015 Michael Faraday Prize

Professor Kathy Willis has been awarded the 2015 prize for her excellent work in science communication. The Royal Society Michael Faraday Prize and Lecture is awarded annually to the scientist or engineer whose expertise in communicating scientific ideas to a ... Continue reading

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