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Posted on 02 February 2018

Is it irresponsible to teach our children about drones?

Is it irresponsible to teach our children about drones?

Drones are evil and are a military tool of destruction, why are you teaching kids how to use them? Well, that doesn’t mean that that is the only way the technology is deployed. I love talking to people about how I use drones as part of my research, as for many it is a real eye opener. I have lost count of the number of times that people have said ‘wow, I had no idea you could use them for that!’ So what exactly is ‘that’? What do I use my drones for?

Posted on 18 December 2017

Selfies, drones and gender equality?

Karen's TEDx talk got released recently.  What do selfies and drones have to do with gender equality? Karen has a PhD in Geographical Sciences, her focus was on mapping live coral cover using remote sensing.Her primary area of interest is in creating, applying and automating remote sensing…

Posted on 13 October 2017

Big on Learning

Big on Learning

Anyone growing up in the 1980’s will surely remember Tom Hanks in ‘Big’. His 12yo character in a man’s body taught us the importance of user experience and market research.

Posted on 20 September 2017

Science beyond a white labcoat

Science beyond a white labcoat

Just because chemistry is science, doesn’t mean that science is chemistry! ‘I’m not a science teacher, I just teach geography’ So, firstly, there is no ‘just’ about this. To teach is amazing! You have the ability to shape and inspire young minds. Take credit for what you do!

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