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Conferences

#SciFri: Herpetofauna Workers Meeting 2021

The Herpetofauna Workers Meeting (HWM) has been a staple event for herpetologists in the UK since the first event back in the 1980s. This year’s HWM (on the 6th and 7th February) was the 34th that have been held between…

#SciFri: Herpetofauna Workers Meeting 2020

Back in early February, I attended the a conference on the 15th and 16th February in Southport up on the Sefton coast. Despite the fact that Storm Dennis was blowing and coronavirus was yet to cause the disruption is has…

#SciFri: 9th World Congress of Herpetology Part II

In case you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past few weeks, which is completely understandable given the state of world politics, I wrote a post not too long ago about my experiences at the World Congress of Herpetology…

#SciFri: 9th World Congress of Herpetology

Recently I was lucky enough to present both a talk and a poster at the 9th World Congress of Herpetology in Dunedin, New Zealand. The location for the Congress was the University of Otago, which is somewhere I’ve always wanted…

#SciFri: The last herpetological conferences of the decade!

Those of you that follow me on Twitter or Instagram will know that recently I attended two conferences here in the UK. The first was the Joint Scientific Meeting held in Bournemouth and the second was Venom Day, held in…

#SciFri: TetZooCon 2019

I know I promised you all a fieldwork update but that can wait, as hopefully I’ll have some juicy lab work to also shoehorn into everything – look out for that next week! For now, I’m going to rant and…

#SciFri: Conferences Galore!

At the moment this blog post goes live I will be on a train towards London as part of the first leg of my journey to Bangor for the annual Venom Day conference that takes place there. It will be…

#SciFri: TetZooCon 2018

First off I must apologise to those of you that had subscribed to my fortnighly updates of #SciFri – sometimes I just don’t have anything to write about or in the case of TetZooCon, I have postponed the blog for…