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Contact Details:

Emma.Wright@bbsrc.ac.uk or Emma.Wright@warwick.ac.uk

PIE
Rothamsted Research
Harpenden
Hertfordshire
AL5 2JQ
 

+44 (0) 1582 763 133 (x 2460)

Education:

Warwick University (Warwick HRI) & Rothamsted Research, Oct 2008 - present date

PhD: 'The effect of pathogens on honeybee learning and foraging behaviour'

 

University of Leicester, Oct 2005 - June 2008

BSc: Biological Sciences with Zoology: 2.1 (And Zoology Prize)

 

Leicester High School for Girls, Sept 2001 – June 2005

A levels:

A: Biology & Chemistry

B: Physics & General Studies

And an A in AS Maths

GCSEs:

9 A*-B including A* grade for: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, History & Maths

 

Seminars/talks/presentations:

2009:

Royal Entomological Society Student Forum, York: Poster

Talk to Bedfordshire Beekeepers: Poster

Rothamsted Student Symposium: Poster ('Best First Year Poster')

Networking Skills with the John Innes Centre Students, Rothamsted: 10 minute Presentation (Honeybee research)

Annual Convention for British BeeKeepers' Association, Stoneleigh: Poster

Warwick HRI Student Symposium: Poster

Microbiology Group Seminar, Warwick HRI: 20 minute presentation (Introduction to my PhD Project)

Networking Skills with John Innes Centre Students, JIC: 10 minute presentation (The Harmonic Radar)

2010:

Microbiology Group Seminar, Warwick HRI: 30 minute presentation (Presenting preliminary results)

Royal Entomological Society Student Forum, Sheffield: 15 minutes presentaion (Introducing PhD project)

 

Accademic membership:

Royal Entomological Society: Member

Society for Invertebrate Pathology: Member

 

Responsibilities:

Student representative:

Sit on the PostGraduate Training Committee

Sprots and Social Representative:

Organise Inter-Departmental league

 

Work with the public & schools:

Mini Beast Safaris with local schools

Harpenden Common Discovery Day

STEM Ambassador

 

Other:

Puzzles and occasional articles for 'The Grapevine'