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Dr Chris Terrell-Nield Lecture

Science, Technology and Ecology

Christopher Terrell-Niele
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This session looks at the evolving role of ecology in our degrees through the work of the School of Science and Technology Environmental Team, led by Dr Chris Terrell-Nield who will give the keynote lecture “An Ancient Woodland in Time and Rhyme”.

  • From: Wednesday 26 April 2023, 5.30 pm
  • To: Wednesday 26 April 2023, 7.30 pm
  • Registration: 5.30 pm
  • Location: Teaching and Learning Building, Lecture Theatre 3, Clifton Campus, NG11 8NS
  • Booking deadline: Monday 17 April 2023, 12.00 pm
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Chris Terrell-Nield is an entomologist with interests in cave biology, carrion colonisation, and woodland management. Chris is a member of Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust, manages one of their ancient woodlands, and sits on their Species Recovery Committee. He is a Fellow of the Royal Entomological Society and the Royal Society of Biology and is a Trustee for Creswell Heritage Trust. Chris also sits on the Rushcliffe Nature Conservation Strategy Implementation Group for Rushcliffe Borough Council. As Environmental Team Leader and Principal Lecture in Ecology, Chris is responsible for supporting those staff who deliver Biosciences’ environmental content. Apart from environmental teaching, he has an extensive involvement in the delivery of the School’s Forensic Science modules and projects.

Before joining NTU Chris was an Esmée Fairbairn Postdoctoral researcher within King's College, University of London. He did his first degree (Zoology) and PhD (Beetle Diversity and Land Use) at Manchester University. Chris is a regular contributor to media outlets (e.g. BBC Radio Nottingham) on entomological and environmental topics. He writes and publishes poetry to illustrate species’ ecology and environmental issues and gives public lectures for external organisations such as Wollaton Natural History Society, Derby Natural History Society, and the local area PROBUS groups.


5.30 pm

Registration and welcome refreshments

6 pm

Welcome talk

6.05 pm

Lecture begins

6.50 pm

Close and thanks by Jane McNeil - Pro Vice-Chancellor

7 pm

Drinks reception

7.30 pm


Booking information

Booking for this event is advised, please email to book your place and to inform us of any car parking/dietary requirements.

Location details


Teaching and Learning Building, Lecture Theatre 3
Clifton Campus
NG11 8NS


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