Lillian Stewart Joins Adrift Lab

I’m Lillian and I’m preparing to undertake my honours with Adrift Lab beginning July 2019. My research will involve analysing Pacific Gull boluses (regurgitated pellets) for plastic and other anthropogenic debris, building on existing data by recent Adrift Lab graduate, Bonnie Ferguson.

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On Art, Science, And Kaleidoscopes

Last year, Dr Jennifer Lavers was contacted by American artist Tina Hinojosa, who wanted to create an art-science piece using marine debris. Dr Lavers sent some plastic that had been ingested by flesh-footed shearwaters on Lord Howe island.

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Welcome to new student Varun Nadesh

“Since I can remember, I have always been interested in sharks. Therefore, my research will be primarily focus on sharks originating from the Bass Strait, to determine whether there are signs of plastic ingestion and to measure the concentration of metals in their tissues.”

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