What’s it like to work in Conservation Education and Teaching?

  • What’s involved in being a teaching fellow?

    Judith Lock is a teaching fellow at the University of Southampton. She specialises in the areas of ecology, evolution and animal behaviour. Her role also involves improving links with local organisations to promote opportunities to enhance student employability within conservation careers and beyond. Why do you work in ecology and conservation? I grew in Somerset […] READ MORE

  • Ten questions with Zoo Education Curator Rick LoBello

    Conservation Careers Blogger Naima Montacer was excited to speak to her friend and former boss Rick LoBello about his past. Rick LoBello is Education Curator at the El Paso Zoo. He has also worked in several National Parks including Big Bend, Yellowstone, Guadalupe Mountains, Carlsbad Caverns and now is the current Education Curator at the […] READ MORE

  • How can the Field Studies Council help your conservation career?

    Mel Cousins from the Field Studies Council talks to Conservation Careers about the Field Studies Council, and how they can help you along your chosen career path. What is the Field Studies Council? We’re an environmental education charity, offering opportunities for people of all ages and  abilities to discover and learn about the natural world […] READ MORE

  • Keys to success from a King of Conservation: Professor Brendan Godley

    While he is probably best known for his research with marine turtles, Brendan Godley is also the Course Director for the Biodiversity and Conservation MSc at the University of Exeter Penryn campus.  Brendan co-coordinates two modules on that course (Africa field-course and marine biodiversity and conservation), as well as one module on the undergraduate level.  Conservation […] READ MORE

  • Mastering Conservation with Professor E.J. Milner-Gulland

    E.J. is course leader for the Masters in Conservation Science at Imperial College London. With so many of the top conservationists around the globe graduating through the course, we’re delighted to be able to share her insights with you. How would you describe the MSc in Conservation Science at Imperial College London to someone who’s […] READ MORE

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  • Professor Steve Ormerod – An Ecologist’s Career

    Steve Ormerod is Professor of Ecology in Cardiff University’s School of Biosciences and current Chairman of the RSPB Council – the biggest wildlife charity in Europe. His conservation career so far includes the following highlights: the winner of the Marsh Award for Marine and Freshwater Conservation, Chief Editor of the Journal of Applied Ecology; President […] READ MORE

  • What’s involved in being a teaching fellow?

    Judith Lock is a teaching fellow at the University of Southampton. She specialises in the areas of ecology, evolution and animal behaviour. Her role also involves improving links with local organisations to promote opportunities to enhance student employability within conservation careers and beyond. Why do you work in ecology and conservation? I grew in Somerset […] READ MORE

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