Melanie Austen

  ABOUT YOU When did you first find out that you wanted to be scientist? When I was 11. A friend said she wanted to be a marine biologist and I just thought ‘yes, that’s what I want to do too’ Tell us something about your background and main research interests After my marine biology degree […]

Isabel Ferrera

  ABOUT YOU When did you first find out that you wanted to be scientist? I knew I wanted to be a biologist since I was a kid but it was during my college internship that I found out I wanted to be a researcher. Tell us something about your background and main research interests I […]

Maria C. Uyarra

  ABOUT YOU When did you first find out that you wanted to be scientist? I discovered my passion for the sea and interest for research at the University of East Anglia, UK, during my MSc on Applied Ecology and Conservation. Tell us something about your background and main research interests I am a conservation ecologist […]

Argyro Zenetos

  ABOUT YOU When did you first find out that you wanted to be scientist? At high school. Tell us something about your background and main research interests I started as a natural scientist (Athens University) and continued my MSc in St Andrews in computational paleoecology and my PhD in Athens (molluscs). Systematics, Benthic ecology and […]

Lucille Paltriguera

  ABOUT YOU When did you first find out that you wanted to be scientist? I was that kind of kid who wanted to save the dolphins and the oceans, then I wandered into economics (for my degree); so I became an environmental economist. Tell us something about your background and main research interests I studied […]

Nadia Papadopoulou

  ABOUT YOU When did you first find out that you wanted to be scientist? Problem solving in algebra seemed an interesting and fun way to spend time at school and geometry could be turned into arty drawings. At university, the move from maths to biology gave me the ability to both study and depict something […]

Guillem Chust

  ABOUT YOU When did you first find out that you wanted to be scientist? Probably during my firsts random walks across Mediterranean forests, saltmarshes and rocky shores. Tell us something about your background and main research interests I am an ecologist working in macroecology and climate change impacts in marine and coastal ecosystems. Ph.D. thesis […]

Esther Garcés

  ABOUT YOU When did you first find out that you wanted to be scientist? I decided to become a scientist since very earlier because I am curious by nature. I have questions and I would you like to have the answers and especially I like to find things that were not known before. Tell us […]

Anne Chenuil

  ABOUT YOU When did you first find out that you wanted to be scientist? Maybe at 15-16 years old, after watching on TV a scientific cartoon explaining the genetic code and the related processes from replication to protein synthesis, and enjoying books such as “le hazard et la nécessité” by Jacques Monod or “éloge de […]

Helena Veríssimo

  ABOUT YOU When did you first find out that you wanted to be scientist? I think I never consciously decided that science was my path, so it is difficult to pinpoint precisely the moment of my true wakening for science. To be a perpetual student and learning new things every day have always attracted me, […]