Other Leeds events

Annapurna Peaks and Apex Predators: Adventures in Field Research

The function room is based on the first floor and this is only accessible via stairs. Over 18s only.
Past event - 2024
15 May Doors 7pm
Event 7.30-9.30pm.
Parkside Tavern, St Johns House, Merrion St,
Leeds LS2 8JE
Join us for an exhilarating exploration into the heart of fieldwork. From the depths of the ocean to the towering heights of the Himalayas, delve into the personal journey of overcoming challenges and the unique perspectives of early-career female researchers in the field. Whether you're an aspiring scientist, a nature enthusiast, or simply curious, This event promises unforgettable stories.

Picture taken by egil sjøholt. 

Sustainable management of shark biodiversity conservation in the Maldives

Danielle Robinson (Research Fellow)
Embark on a journey to the waters of the Maldives as we uncover the efforts towards preserving the rich biodiversity of sharks. Amidst the backdrop of one of the world's principal shark sanctuaries, our speaker employs innovative techniques including baited remote underwater video to assess reef shark abundance trends. Learn about the critical role these majestic creatures play in marine ecosystems and the strategies employed for their sustainable management.

Anglesey to Annapurna

Alex Scoffield (PhD Student )
From beginner kayaker to paddling around a high-altitude lake in the Himalaya, this talk will highlight the triumphs and trials of remote fieldwork. Hear how Alex and her colleagues braved rugged landscapes to install sensors at Nepal’s Thulagi lake at 4000 m a.s.l.. Their goal? To better understand how lakes and glaciers interact, and ultimately how freshwater resources in this region may change. This talk will start on the Menai Strait, moving through mountain rituals and a love for diamox, and finishing with the challenges that female Early Career Researchers face (and can overcome) on remote fieldwork.
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Other Parkside Tavern events

2024-05-14 Climate chronicles: rainforests, rain and hidden forces Parkside Tavern St Johns House, Merrion St, Leeds, LS2 8JE, United Kingdom
2024-05-13 Down to Earth Parkside Tavern St Johns House, Merrion St, Leeds, LS2 8JE, United Kingdom
13 May

Down to Earth

Planet earth Mon 1