About Rory O'Callaghan
Rory O'Callaghan is currently the National Coordinator for Seasearch's citizen science site monitoring scheme. He originally completed a B.Sc. in Applied Freshwater and Marine Biology in GMIT before undertaking a M.Sc. in Animal Behaviour in Anglia Ruskin University Cambridge. His primary research interests are on the use of citizen science for species monitoring, competition theory, invasive species and anything shiny that crosses his path.
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Flabellina pedata — ID Guide

December 5, 2016 0

Flabellina pedata unfortunately has no common name (though is sometimes synonymised as Doris pedata or Coryphella pedata). It is a species of Nudibranch, a marine mollusc, so called as their gills are not enclosed and […]


Wildlife programmes

November 24, 2016 2

With a new series of Planet Earth generating a lot of excitement, Spring, Autumn and Winterwatch on the BBC and Living the Wildlife on RTE, it’s perhaps time to return to an article from a […]


The scientist behind citizen science

June 30, 2016 0

Any number of definitions can be found for ‘citizen science’ but generally they are thought of as volunteers collecting scientific data which will be then used for research, conservation or management of species or groups. […]