Sally Le Page
Doctoral Student at the
"Polyandry, kin selection and sexual selection", supervised by Dr. Stuart Wigby and Professor Stuart West, Zoology Dept., Oxford University
"Modelling helper dependence on queen reproduction in simple cooperatively breeding societies", supervised by Professor Stuart West, Zoology Dept., Oxford University
Taylor-Frank inclusive fitness modelling
Use of Mathematica
"Unrelated male mating advantage in Drosophila melanogaster does not hold in sequential mating system", supervised by Dr. Stuart Wigby, Zoology Dept., Oxford University
Breeding families of GM flies, taking behavioural and paternity observations
Use of R for analysis
"You can run but you can't hide: the role of habitat complexity on intra- and extra-guild predation of the Harlequin ladybird (Harmonia axyridis)", supervised by Dr. Owen Lewis, Zoology Dept., Oxford University
Collecting and rearing wild and commerical ladybird and aphid stocks
Use of JMP statistical software for analysis
10 day undergraduate course in Danum Valley Conservation Area, Borneo
3 day project on the distance of attraction of dung beetles to baited pitfll traps
Checking refugia and kick net sampling to monitor impact of farming practices
4 weeks volunteering with the charity Azafady in Malagasy littoral forest
Collecting and identifying herpetofauna to species level in mining threatened forest fragments
"Secrets of Sex" - hour long talk on sex and evolution
Teaching biological topics such as altruism and learning to a non-scientific audience in an entertaining way through short online videos.
Won a science communication competition to a lay audience in under 10 minutes with "You can run but you can't hide: a story about ladybirds"
Won a national competition with a one minute video, 'Without Evolution'
Teaching life sciences at family-orientated events