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Dr Liam Crowley (Biology) shares his experiences of the transformative engagement experiences within the ambitious Darwin Tree of Life research project. Discover how collaboration with nature enthusiasts led to significant benefits for the research endeavour.

In the heart of the Wytham Woods, entomologist Dr Liam Crowley (Department for Biology) embarked on project that would open up scientific research to a wider base of contributors. As a post-doctoral research assistant in the the Darwin Tree of Life initiative, little did he know that this venture would reveal a lesser-known network of expertise and collaboration, paving the way for enhanced research.


The team had a schools engagement strand, and a citizen science strand.

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