Adventure: in search of the Peruvian yeti

The story of my search for the little-known Peruvian yeti Gigantopithecus modernis cordillera, in the high Andes, has just been published in Vet Practice. Don’t miss the accompanying photos!

Presentation: humane teaching methods

Animal use resulting in serious harm and death remains commonplace within life and health sciences education. However, humane teaching methods are increasingly implemented within curricula internationally. Join me as I explore this important and controversial higher education issue, at Warwick University, Tues 29th Jan, 18:30. See here for details.

Conference: animal experiments

Join Prof. Emeritus Marc Bekoff, Prof. Horst Spielmann, myself and others, for two days of interesting presentations, entertainment and a friendly atmosphere, at the International Conference on Alternatives to Animal Experimentation in Lisbon, 26-27 January. My own presentation will be on the scientific limitations of animal research. The conference is organised by SPeDH (The Portuguese Society for Humane Education).

Adventure and interview: extreme ironing

The pics from my recent extreme ironing expedition to the high alps are now online, along with an interview revealing my extreme ironing training methods.