I’m a research scientist who has worked in the fields of freshwater ecology, biological conservation, behavioural ecology, invasive species management and plant pathology. I am currently a part-time university lecturer. I am passionate about people having access to good quality scientific information and would like to see a greater understanding of what “science” is and how the scientific process works. I am particularly interested in the infiltration of pseudoscience and non-science into our science classrooms.
This is my first attempt at a blog. While my initial intention was to provide my insight into interesting science papers I have read, mostly concerned with human induced climate change and global warming, I have gravitated towards highlighting and criticising the lies, distortions, scientific illiteracy and misrepresentations of AGW deniers and their ilk.
Being a research scientist, having gone through years of university, sacrificing so much time and money, my passion for science and the integrity of science is strong. So, this is my blog and I plan to use it as a potential resource for those genuinely interested in real science. While I do welcome lively discussion, anyone being abusive, repetitive, impolite or taking up too much space will not have their comments posted. Please refer to the Rules