The Marine Mammal Science MSc students met with the inspirational and charismatic cetacean scientist, Dr Asha de Vos. As a St Andrew’s alumni herself, Asha proved to the excited and awe-stricken students that the sky is no longer the limit!
She spoke animatedly to a captive audience about the struggles that she overcame in reaching her goal of becoming a marine biologist. Asha founded and directs the NGO Oceanswell which aims to educate the next generation of students from under-represented nations in marine conservation research.
The full blog post can be found here.
(Original blog written by Jenny Hampson)