A compelling presentation, hosted by Professor Alex Ford from the University of Portsmouth, took place on Tuesday 16th January, at Barton Peveril Sixth Form College.
Renowned in the field of ecotoxicology, Professor Ford’s talk, titled Prawns on Prozac, promises to unveil the profound effects of seemingly invisible pollutants on both wildlife and humans. Professor Ford, a distinguished expert in the realm of pollution’s impact on aquatic life, gained widespread recognition, even gracing the screens of BBC Breakfast last year.
His research consistently makes headlines, positioning him as a trailblazer in Biology and Environmental Science. Furthermore, the lecture is a must-attend for those interested in Biology, Environmental Science, Marine Biology, Conservation, and related disciplines. Professor Ford’s insights delved into the latest advancements in the field and also illuminated potential career paths for the Barton Peveril students. This event is not only an enriching experience for current students but also an invaluable resource for individuals contemplating university studies in the mentioned domains.
Attendees can anticipate gaining fresh perspectives that might spark discussions in personal statements, Extended Project Qualifications (EPQ), or university interviews. Moreover, Professor Alex Ford’s talk promises to be an enlightening journey into the intricate web of environmental science and its broader implications for our world.