Jo Wimpenny is a zoologist and writer, with a research background in animal behavior and the history of science. She studied zoology at the University of Bristol, and went on to research problem-solving in crows for her DPhil at Oxford University. After postdoctoral research on the history of ornithology at Sheffield, she co-authored the book Ten Thousand Birds: Ornithology Since Darwin, which won the 2015 PROSE award for History of Science, Medicine and Technology.
Jo writes for BBC Wildlife and has previously presented at the BA Festival of Science, Science Oxford, the Royal Society Summer Science Fair and Glasgow Science Fair.
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