"A Question of Ecology" Presentations

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Thursday 23rd April

Dr. David Chesmore, University of York Progress and prospects in the development of automated biodiversity assessment

Jon Chamberlain, University of Essex Using social media to access biodiversity data

Tools and technology workshop presentations: ** INDICIA ** FIELD NETWORK SYSTEM ** QGIS BIOLOGICAL RECORDING PLUG-IN ** SCRATCHPADS ** UK WILDLIFE PORTAL ** rNBN and SPARTA ** BIODIVERSITY QUALITY CALCULATOR ** TAXONAID **

Discussion workshop presentations: ** OPEN DATA ** VERIFICATION ** TECHNOLOGY ** DNA TECHNIQUES ** DATA RE-USE ** THE ROLE OF LERCS **

Friday 24th April

Professor Kate Jones, University College London and Bat Conservation Trust Keynote addressTechnology for Nature?

Dr. David Roy, Biological Records Centre The use of biological records to understand a changing environment: what have we learnt from 50 years of the Biological Records Centre?

Dr Jon Yearsley, University College Dublin Methods of mining recording data for estimates of recording effort

Thomas Starnes, Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Environmental niche modelling - neither a black box nor a silver bullet

Dr Kat Bruce, NatureMetrics Biological recording for the other 95%: novel approches for large-scale biomonitoring of invertebrates

Dr. Teresa Frost, Cumbria Biodiversity Data Centre and ALERC Curiosity Begins at Home – Data Scientists in Local Records Centres

Lois Mayhew, Alderney Wildlife Trust Notes from a very small island - challenges and opportunities for biodiversity data in Alderney  

Dr Andy Millard, Yorkshire Naturalists Union The YNU and The Naturalist: promoting biodiversity recording in Yorkshire

Debbie Alston, Derbyshire Mammal Group Plotting to publish: lessons learnt from the Derbyshire Mammal Atlas project

Rachel Stroud, National Biodiversity Network Trust NBN Strategy Action Plan

Dr Mark A. Spencer, Natural History Museum Natural History Collections and Environmental Change Science - a holistic approch to integrating 'historic' objects, citizen science and hypothesis driven research

Ivan Wright, Shotover Wildlife Shotover Hill then and now - delving into 100 years of data

Dr Jane Delany, Newcastle University Building on success - evolving intertidal data validation

Drew Bennellick, Heritage Lottery Fund Funding for people-powered science

Helen Jones, Woodland Trust 1550 helen Observatree: bringing together citizen scientists and tree health professionals to tackle tree disease

Dr Phil Smith, Sefton Coast Partnership and Ben Deed, Merseyside BioBank Volunteer recording on the Sefton Coast - collaboration and conservation

Tim Graham, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust Data and delivering big - learning from the Humberhead Levels NIA