About REBECCA PRIESTLEYI’m a science historian and writer. I write about all sorts of things, but I’m mostly interested in New Zealand’s science history, about which I’ve curated two exhibitions, The Art of Science and Butterflies, Boffins & Black Smokers. I write a regular science column for The Listener, which you can read here, and I’ve completed four books, which you can read more about here. I’m now working on an anthology of Antarctic science, which should be finished ... soon and trying to decide between two new book projects: a worthy history of science biography and a fun contemporary science story. Perhaps I'll do both. I mostly blog when I'm adventuring - most of these posts are from recent trips to Antarctica and the Kermadec Islands.
- This morning's session on human impact on Antarctica: first up, Jenny Webster-Brown on Vanda Station history #antsci2015 49 minutes ago
- Seal whiskers provide a continuous dietary archive: but seals not too keen to give up their whiskers to scientists says Eisert #antsci2015 19 hours ago
- Doubling of penguin population in Ross Sea area in last 15 years: something in the ecosystem has changed says Eisert #antsci2015 19 hours ago
- Eisert thanks collaborators & partners, including citizen scientists, eg from Scott base staff and Antarctic tourism operators #antsci2015 19 hours ago
- Now the fabulous Regina Eisert talking about top predators in the Ross Sea ecosystem: penguins, whales, seals, toothfish #antsci2015 19 hours ago