What I’m Up To

Events/Talks/Media etc All times UK unless otherwise stated.

[for non-academic talk requests and media enquiries please contact Aoife Rice at United Agents — email arice@unitedagents.co.uk]

25th February 2018, 20:00: Hannibal’s Elephant Army: The New Evidence. Channel 4.

24th February 2018, 20:00: Britain at Low Tide, Series 2 Ep 2 — Dorset. Channel 4

17th February 2018, 20:00: Britain at Low Tide, Series 2 Ep 1 — East Sussex. Channel 4

[Oops a whole year passed and I didn’t update this….]

24th September 2016, 20:00: Walking Through Time: Scotland’s Lost Asteroid. Channel 4.

6th February 2016, 20:00: Walking Through Time: The Megaflood that Made Britain. Channel 4.

30th November 2015, 21:00: Dino Autopsy: T-Rex. Channel 5.

30th September 2015, 13:45: Natural History Heroes: Dorothea Bate. BBC Radio 4.

30th June 2015, 13:00: Surprising Science and the Power of Storytelling: Tales of Mammoth Cloning, Dwarf Elephants and Pioneering Women. NERC Polaris House [NERC staff only]

7th June 2015, 20:00: T-rex Autopsy, National Geographic Channel.

21st May 2015, 16:10: TrowelBlazers and Twilight Beasts: the Benefits of Joint Blogging (with Jan Freedman).  Museums Unleashed: Using Traditional and Social Media to Communicate Collections. NatSCA 2015 Conference, Bristol. [Conference attendees only]

21st May 2015, 14:15: Mammoths in the Media. Museums Unleashed: Using Traditional and Social Media to Communicate Collections. NatSCA 2015 Conference, Bristol. [Conference attendees only]

26th April 2015: How studying caves has changed our ideas of how evolution works: examples  – and problems! – from across the Mediterranean. Inside and Outside the Mountain: Geology – Karst & Palaeontology, Custonaci, Sicily. [Conference attendees only]

18th March 2015, 19:00: Woman in Time: Exploring Our Humanity Through Poetry and Science, British Science Week. Waterstones Bradford, The Wool Exchange, The Wool Exchange, Bradford. **public** [FREE but you must book tickets from here]

9th March 2015, 19:00: The Ladies Bridge: film screening and panel discussion. Somerset House **public** Tickets here

3rd March 2015, 13:00: Mediterranean dwarf elephant evolution and Pleistocene climate: the thorny issue of chronology, UCL Palaeoclimate Research Group Seminar, Pearson Building, UCL [UCL staff/students only]

20th February 2015, 18:30: How to Make a Dwarf Mammoth. Keynote Speaker, 58th Irish Geological Research Meeting and Belfast Science Festival. David Keir Building, Queens University Belfast. **public**

15th December 2014, 12:00: Outlook, BBC World Service. [listen here — from 12 mins]

14th December 2014, 22:00 ET: How to Clone a Woolly Mammoth, Smithsonian Channel Canada.

29th November 2014, 20:00 EST: How to Clone a Woolly Mammoth, Smithsonian Channel [repeated throughout Dec]

28th November 2014, 08:40 EST: CBS This Morning, CBS. [watch here]

27th November, 22:00: Russell Howard’s Good News, BBC2. [available to watch here until 11/12/14]

23rd November 2014, 20:00: Woolly Mammoth: the Autopsy, Channel 4. [available to watch here in the UK]

22nd November 2014: 09:00: Saturday Live, BBC Radio 4. [listen again here]

19th November 2014, 12:00: The what, when and how of dwarf elephant evolution in the Mediterranean. Department of Animal & Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield (academic research seminar).

19th November 2014, 17:00: TrowelBlazers: Tales of Pioneering Women Scientists and Activist Blogging. Sheffield University Natural History Society.

14th October 2014, 14:00: Ada Lovelace Day LIVE for Schools. Royal Institution, London. **public** Tickets here [SOLD OUT].

10th October 2014: Educating 21st Women Conference. Invited speaker, Possibilities Panel. [Blogpost here]

9th September 2014: In Whose Footsteps Do You Tread (Thames Natural History). Doodle Bar, Battersea, London. Totally Thames Festival. **public** Tickets here. [Blogpost here]

15th August 2014, 15:00: Fake Science for Fun, Profit and Disaster. World Science Fiction Convention, ExCeL, London.

15th August 2014, 13:30: How to Make a Dwarf Mammoth. World Science Fiction Convention, ExCeL, London.

31st July, 12:30 & 14:30: Minimammoths of Crete. Nature Live. David Attenborough Studio, Natural History Museum. **public**

26th July, 12:30 & 14:30: Minimammoths of Crete. Nature Live. David Attenborough Studio, Natural History Museum. **public**

26th July, 09:00: Introduction to Mammoths: Giants of the Ice Age. Times + Members Event, Natural History Museum, London.

23rd May 2014: Interview about Lyuba and Mammoths: Ice Age Giants for CBBC Newsround. [Watch here]

23rd May 2014: Doing Women’s History in a Digital Age (panel co-convener). Revealing Lives Confernce, Royal Society. [I was knocked off my bike on the way to the Royal Society, and Team TB’s Brenna Hassett heroically stepped in last-minute. She’s blogged about it here, and you can also watch a video of the session]

22nd May 2014, 19:00: As British as a Badger? Grant Museum Lectures, JZ Young Lecture Theatre, UCL. **public**

19th May 2014, 09:00: Start the Week, BBC Radio 4. [listen again here] [blogpost here]

8th May 2014, 11:45: A new chronology for Spinagallo Cave, Sicily. International Congress for Mammoth Research, Siatista-Grevena, Greece. [Conference paper].

29th March 2014, 13:30: From dwarf elephants to TrowelBlazers. Werkgroep Pleistocene Zoogdieren Seminar. Het Natuurhistorisch, Rotterdam.

25th March 2014, 11:15: Dwarf Elephants: Discovery, Dating and Evolution. Department of Environment, Earth & Ecosystems, Open University [academic research seminar].

21st January 2014, 19:00:  Cosmic Genome LIVE. Conway Hall, London. **public** Tickets here. [Blogpost here]

19th October 2013: TrowelBlazers Wikipedia Editathon.**public**  Tickets here SOLD OUT. [Blogpost here]

15th October 2013: Pioneering Women Scientists at the Natural History Museum. Nature Live. Attenborough Studio, Natural History Museum. **public**

11th September 2013, 15:00 & 18:00: Dwarfism in Animals on Islands. Shell Lecture, Geological Society of London. **public** Abstract. [watch this lecture online]

20th March 2013: All change for the Ice Age. 5×15 Stories, Dana Centre, London. **public** [listen to audio of the event here]

7th September 2012, 12:00: What do dwarf elephants have to do with climate change? Charles Lyell Award Lecture, British Science Festival, Aberdeen. **public** [watch this lecture online]

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