EDUCATION

2019 – 2022      University of Waikato

.                            Ph.D Ecology

2014 – 2015       Imperial College London 

                             M.Res. Ecology, Evolution and Conservation

2011 – 2014        University of Hull

.                            B.Sc. (Hons) Ecology


MEETINGS & PRESENTATIONS

2021Australian Entomological Society ConferenceGlobal, via Zoom
Mesocosm Experiment quantifying Onthophagus binodis effects on Ecosystem Multifunctionality (talk)
2021New Zealand Ecological Society ConferenceGlobal, via Zoom
Quantifying the Effects of Introduced Dung Beetles on Ecosystem Multifunctionality in Pasture Ecosystems (talk)
2021Research Bazaar Aotearoa, University of AucklandAuckland, NZ
Attended R Language, Tidy Data, GitHub, Research Data Management & DataVis workshops
2021New Zealand Entomological Society Meeting, Te PapaWellington, NZ
Rearing Insects for Research and Release (talk)
2020BES Festival of EcologyGlobal, via Zoom
First Global Pandemic Conference
2020Dung Beetle Ecosystem Engineers Postgraduate Academic MeetingAus & NZ, via Zoom
Species Traits, Interactions and Ecosystem Services of Novel Dung Beetle Communities in NZ (talk)
2019School of Science Postgraduate ConferenceKirikiriroa, NZ
Applying the Metabolic Theory of Ecology to Predict Ecosystem functioning Provided by Introduced Dung Beetles (talk)
2018Congress on Collections in the Anthropocene, Natural History MuseumLondon, UK
Archiving Superorganisms: Termite collections (talk)
2018Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Society of TurkeyAnkara, Turkey
Evolutionary Genomics (Phylogenetics) Winter Workshop
2017California Academy of Sciences, San FranciscoSan Francisco, USA
Women in Science: How I became an Entomologist (Talk)
2016Linnean Society of LondonLondon, UK
Young Entomologists’ Day Judge
2015University of Malaysia, Sabah, Soil Biodiversity SeminarsKK, Malaysia
Termites of Sulawesi (Talk)
2015IC at Silwood Park: Ecology, Evolution & Conservation Postgraduate Seminars (II)Ascot, UK
Predator-Prey Interactions in Tropical Rain Forests: How Ants Exploit the Termitosphere (Talk)
2015Royal Entomological Society Post Graduate Forum, LSTHMLondon, UK
The genetics of Resistance in Pest Plutella xylostella (Poster)
2015IC at Silwood Park: Ecology, Evolution & Conservation Postgraduate Seminars (I)Ascot, UK
Testing the high-dose/refuge strategy in Experimental Mesocosms using the Diamondback Moth, Plutella xylostella (Talk)
2014BES Undergraduate Conference at Darwin HouseLondon, UK
Chair of talks and introductions to speakers
2013BES Mastering Ecology Symposium at Darwin HouseLondon, UK
Termite Diversity in SouthEast Asia (Poster)
2013INTECOL Ecology Conference, Excel CentreLondon, UK
Representing the British Ecological Society as the Undergraduate Fellow
2010Nuffield Science Bursary, British Science AssociationLondon, UK
Testing Bergmann’s Rule: Termites and Altitude (Poster)