Dr Kerry Howell is a lecturer in Marine Ecology at Plymouth University. Her particular field of interest is deep sea ecology, conservation and sustainable management. She has expertise in the design of high seas / deep-sea marine protected area networks, habitat classification, habitat mapping, predictive species modelling, population connectivity, deep-sea food webs and ecosystem impacts of deep-water fisheries.
In this video, Kerry discusses which piece of science fiction was the motivation behind her decision to become a scientist and talks about the importance of the skills which can be acquired through studying science to all walks of life.
Women in Science Project, Plymouth University Media Arts Pumar by permission of Phaedra Stancer