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Profiles

Miss Kirsty Lloyd

School of Biological & Marine Sciences (Faculty of Science and Engineering)

Role

PhD Student
Project: Bucking the Trend - The Biological Causes and Consequences of a Colonising Pollinator
Director of Studies: Dr Mairi Knight
Co-Supervisors: Dr Jon Ellis, Dr Mark Brown and Prof Dave Goulson
Funding: Internal Studentship

Qualifications

MSc Conservation Biology with Zoo Studies
BSc (Hons) Zoology with Animal Behaviour

Professional membership

British Ecological Society
European Society for Evolutionary Biology
Genetics Society
International Union for the Study of Social Insects
Society of Biology

Grants & contracts

Grants Obtained:
2014. The Genetics Society Heredity Fieldwork Grant to conduct a second field season collecting Bombus hypnorum in France, The Netherlands and Germany over a period of 20 days from the 10th to the 30th of June 2014.

2014. The Royal Entomological Society Conference Participation Grant to present a poster at the International Union for the Study of Social Insects 17th Congress in Cairns, Australia to be held on the 13th – 18th of July 2014.

2014. The International Union for the Study of Social Insects Travel Grant to present a poster at the International Union for the Study of Social Insects 17th Congress in Cairns, Australia to be held on the 13th – 18th of July 2014.

2013. The Genetics Society Conference Grant to attend the Next Generation Sequencing Applications and Bottlenecks conference in Manchester, UK held on the 5th - 6th of November 2013.

Other academic activities

Poster Presentations:
2014. Poster Presentation at the International Union for the Study of Social Insects 17th Congress (Cairns, Australia).

2014. Poster Presentation at the Student Conference on Conservation Science held by the University of Cambridge (Cambridge, UK).

Conferences Attended:
2014. The Impacts of Pesticides on Bee Health Congress held by the British Ecological Society (London, UK).

2013. The NGS Applications and Bottlenecks conference held by Biotexcel Conferences (Manchester, UK).

2013. The UK and Ireland Bumblebee Working Group Meeting held by the University of Northampton (Northampton, UK).

Courses and Workshops Attended:
2014. The Introduction to Bioinformatic Tools for Metagenetic and Population Genomic Data Analysis Course held by the University of Gothenburg at the Sven Lovén Centre for Marine Sciences, Sweden on the 3rd - 7th of November 2014.

2013. Standing up for Science Media Workshop held by the Voice of Young Science, Sense About Science Campaign (London, UK).

Additional information

Co-organizer of the Nobel Sessions within Plymouth University

See https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/whats-on/the-nobel-sessions

Co-organizer of the 'Science in the News Explained' annual public event held during Science Week in collaboration with Plymouth Museum and Art GallerySee https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/whats-on/science-in-the-news-explained