International Day of Women and Girls in Science Public Lecture: Dr Cassie Stoddard

International Day of Women and Girls in Science Public Lecture

Friday 12 February 2021

2pm, online Teams Event

Our annual Biology International Day of Women and Girls in Science public lecture was originally postponed in the first lockdown, but we are going ahead despite the second lockdown!

Introduced by Principal Sally Mapstone, our speaker will be Dr Cassie Stoddard, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, who will talk about her work:

The Extraordinary World of Birds and their Eggs

Dr Stoddard studies visual communication and signalling in birds. In her public lecture, Cassie will describe her ground-breaking research into animal colouration and patterning, hummingbird colour vision, and the evolution of eggs.

Cassie Stoddard is an Assistant Professor of sensory ecology, evolution and behaviour at the Princeton University Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. She received her undergraduate degree from Yale University, and her PhD from the University of Cambridge where she held both Marshall and NSF Graduate Research Fellowships. Cassie joined the Harvard Society of Fellows in 2012 as a Junior Fellow and was subsequently named a 2013 L’Oréal USA For Women in Science Fellow.