By Lucy Eckersley and Emily Madsen
Lucy Eckersley studied wild animal biology and is now a science presenter on stage and screen.
She has performed at the Wellcome Collection, Royal Institution, Nerd Nite London, The Science Museum, UCL and Royal Veterinary College. She has worked on public engagement at New Scientist Live for the past two years, performed at 2017’s British Science Festival and multiple Science Showoff events. Lucy describes her study and unusual career path.
Emily Madsen is a research assistant at UCL. She monitors wildlife in Kenya using camera traps and acoustic monitors.