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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Expanding The Team: Meet Bonnie

Bonnie is a 3rd year undergraduate student based at the Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies in Hobart. As part of her degree, she’s undertaking a Major Research Practice which is great preparation the huge undertaking of an Honours project.

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