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QUB Conservation


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QUB Conservation

QUB Conservation

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Swimming Head Productions

Lawrence Eagling, Ph.D. and Natasha Phillips, Ph.D.


Lawrence and Tasha are the documentary film-making duo behind “Swimming Head Productions.” Based on the shores of the wild Irish Sea, they have a passion for sharing stories with a focus on the natural world and our human connection with it. “Swimming Head Productions” specialises in quick-fire, short films from showcasing new wildlife conservation stories from scientists across the world, to exploring local tales of smuggling, wrecks, and lighthouses along the Irish coast. The carousel of the three videos above is part of their “QUB Conservation” series, in which they challenge scientists to share exciting new research in under three minutes! At a time when good news is sorely needed, these quick-fire films aim to showcase inspiring researchers sharing their stories about how we can better understand and protect our natural world.

QUB Conservation – "Basking Sharks"

In this edition of “QUB Conservation,” Tasha and Lawrence speak to Dr. Jonathan Houghton about his exciting insights into basking shark conservation and the new SeaMonitor project!.


QUB Conservation – "Productive Plants"

This video features QUB alumni and UCD researcher Dr. Hannah White as she shares her collaborative research into grassland resilience as part of a project between Queen's University Belfast and University College Dublin.


QUB Conservation – "Conserving Kestrels"

In this episode, Tasha and Lawrence meet PhD researcher Kez Armstrong, as she shares her research to help conserve Northern Ireland’s kestrels.

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