Virtual scientific trivial nights

We are clearly living interesting times during COVID-19 isolation. The need to stay at home to slow down the spread of the coronavirus is driving some people mad. Many of the usual activities that SRAP-IEAP organises will not be possible for quite some time, with some few other events unfortunatelly cancelled.

Consequently, now is time for SRAP to embrace creative ways to connect and share with our members and friends!

After a bit of brainstorming one of the activities that we came up in order to continue with the goal of disseminating science was to organise some virtual scientific trivia nights!

After the very successful first virtual scientific trivia nights last 20 March (*) we are having another event tonight!

Each trivia had 14 questions in relation to the research that our members are currently doing. Everyone who joined us said that not only they had a good time but that they learnt quite a number of interesting scientific facts.

Ana Rubio Zuazo

About Ana Rubio Zuazo

I have 15 years of operational and management experience in Coastal NRM with an emphasis on marine aquaculture. My research revolves around marine ecology and aquaculture, in particular in relation to the cultivation of oysters. Most of my research focuses on the Sydney Rock Oyster and the Pacific Oysters. A number of projects that I am currently involved in are included in this industry website: • Coastal Natural Resource Management projects • Monitoring and response to Harmful Algal Blooms • Designing, conducting, statistical analysis and reporting of ecological and water quality data • Design, development and implementation of environmental and aquaculture-based research projects: design of state-wide oyster monitoring programs, disease investigations; production • Aquaculture advisor • Twenty years of experience in project management of aquatic monitoring programs • Calibration, set-up and deployment of water quality instrumentation • Extensive experience in field work (remote sites, off-boat sampling, benthic sampling, water quality monitoring, SCUBA assessments) • GIS, Modelling, reporting, web-portal design, education packages