Alison Campbell

Senior University of Waikato biological sciences lecturer Dr Alison Campbell is well known in the Waikato and Bay of Plenty for promoting science to community groups and school students. She has been nicknamed the skull lady by secondary school students after her presentations on human evolution. Dr Campbell established Cafe Scientifique in Hamilton as part of an effort to encourage the community to discuss scientific issues. She has also launched BioBlog website to support secondary school biology students and teachers preparing for exams. That blog is syndicated right here on Sciblogs. Alison is on Twitter @AcampbelTeacher

holiday photos - BioBlog

Dec 10, 2009

Well, we're back in the country but I'm still slightly in holiday mode. So I thought I'd share some of the photos we took while visiting various places near Port Douglas (in northern Queensland) - I'll write some 'serious' stuff...

re-post: a worm, but not as we know it - BioBlog

Dec 06, 2009

This is a re-post of an item I wrote a couple of years ago, when I was just getting into blogging. (Hopefuly it will encourage some of you to peruse my back catalogue!) Anyway, I think it's a nice little...

please do not adjust your set - BioBlog

Dec 02, 2009

Today the husband & I are winging our way to warmer climes :-) The dog's in the kennels, the grown-up kids are minding the house, & all's right with the world. In fact, by the time you read this, we...