What to expect

1. Animal personalities and senses
2. Animal husbandry
3. Animal health
4. Animals + care = husbandry

Meet the academic

Dr Eleanor Drinkwater is an Entomologist, Expedition Leader, Lecturer and Science Communicator at Writtle University. Having completed her PhD on invertebrate personality, she is fascinated by both invertebrate behaviour, as well as understanding how humans can work with and cultivate invertebrates in a sustainable and ethical way. Eleanor was awarded the Scientific Exploration Society's Inspirational Explorer award in 2018, and has since become a well recognised science communicator, with appearances on radio shows like the Naked Scientists, podcasts including those run by the British Ecological Society and Royal Geographical Society, as well as appearing as an invited speaker at events like the Linnean Society Irene Manton Lecture. Eleanor regularly gives talks on invertebrate conservation and the history of women in science.

Veterinary Science
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Darren Veitch
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Join Dr Eleanor Drinkwater, Darren Veitch and Hamish Morrin as they present a series of fascinating, animal packed episodes that culminate in an interactive and enlightening Subject Spotlight focussed on Animal Management & Science.

Dr Eleanor Drinkwater
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Darren Veitch
Writtle University College
Veterinary Science
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Writtle University College

Writtle University College is a specialist education facility founded in 1893 that offers courses in land, animal and sport based subjects. The university college is located in the village of Writtle just outside of the city of Chelmsford, Essex. Writtle features a countryside estate, spanning around 150 hectares with a wide range of facilities including a working farm, equine development and training centre, canine therapy unit, pet behaviour and training centre, and a new centre for sport and health amongst many others.

Writtle offers a supportive environment where students are taught in small cohorts. With around 400 rooms for over 18s on campus, it provides an ideal place to live, study and socialise.

Meet the academic

Dr Eleanor Drinkwater

Dr Eleanor Drinkwater is an Entomologist, Expedition Leader, Lecturer and Science Communicator at Writtle University. Having completed her PhD on invertebrate personality, she is fascinated by both invertebrate behaviour, as well as understanding how humans can work with and cultivate invertebrates in a sustainable and ethical way. Eleanor was awarded the Scientific Exploration Society's Inspirational Explorer award in 2018, and has since become a well recognised science communicator, with appearances on radio shows like the Naked Scientists, podcasts including those run by the British Ecological Society and Royal Geographical Society, as well as appearing as an invited speaker at events like the Linnean Society Irene Manton Lecture. Eleanor regularly gives talks on invertebrate conservation and the history of women in science.

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