Claire Asher

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Dr Claire Asher is a science writer, blogger and communicator, with a background in evolutionary biology.


10th May 2017

I'll be performing in Cambridge for the first time later this month for The Variables Present: An Evening of Science Variety @ The Portland Arms. Tickets here.

8th November 2016

I'll be performing some brand new material for Science Showoff at the Star of Kings later this month - find out more here.

26th October 2016

A few months ago I sat down with the wonderful Florence Schechter for her Youtube series "Smashed Science" - we drank some wine, and we talked about the weird, wonderful and unbelievable mating systems evolution has dreamed up. Check out the video here (may be unsuitable for younger viewers).

10th October 2016

I'm really excited to be joining the British Science Association panel discussion on mediums of science communication at the SciComm Primer on the 21st October. If you haven't already got a ticket for the day, I'd thoroughly recommend clicking here.

4th October 2016

I'll be explaining why primitive eusociality is the way forward as part of UTOPIA 2016 at Somerset House. Tickets and more information here.

4th September 2016

I'm guest curating @Biotweeps this week over on Twitter - come and join the conversation! I'll be talking about my PhD research, as well as past projects and my favourite science, from evolution to conservation and genetics.

14th August 2016

A few new dates for the diary - I'll be performing for Science Showoff at The Spread Eagle in East Croydon as part of the Croydon Comedy Festival on the 25th August, and I have another two gigs lined up for October and November - more information to come!

15th July 2016

As part of the BSA Science Communication Primer, I earned Open Badges in Narrative and Understanding Audiences.

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