Dr James Rosindell on the OneZoom Tree of Life
James is a biodiversity theorist with a particular interest in ecological neutral theory. He joined Imperial College during January 2012 and is currently undertaking a postdoctoral research fellowship funded by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). He has developed his interest in public engagement activities through the creation of the OneZoom tree of life explorer website.
Listen to James in conversation with Vicky Brightman, Head of Public Engagement, about his interactive, digital approach to public engagement and some of the successes and challenges he has encountered through the project.
OneZoom is committed to heightening awareness about the diversity of life on earth, its evolutionary history and the threats of extinction. Their website allows you to explore the tree of life in a completely new way: like a map, with everything on one page, giving you the ability to learn more by zooming in and out.
Explore OneZoom for yourself.