Wildlife Science in the Media
Dr Alex Schnell is an accomplished wildlife scientist that has worked on a range of terrestrial and aquatic species ranging from elephants to octopuses. She has expertise in marine biology, animal behaviour, animal intelligence, and conservation. Alex has a passion for working to create animal behaviour content for target audiences through wildlife documentaries, podcasts, and articles in popular science magazines. Below is a selection of projects that feature the depth and breadth of Alex's media experience.
Just how smart is a cephalopod?
The Psychologist Magazine
This special "Tree of Life" edition features stories from psychologists that work with different species – animals, plants, and beyond.
Current Biology Magazine
"Cephalopod Cognition" an article that reveals the different levels of sociality and behaviours observed in cephalopods.
Research Featured in the Media
CrowdScience BBC World Service
Do animals have consciousness? Researchers peer inside the minds of cats, pigs and cuttlefish in the latest CrowdScience podcast.
Natural History Unit
Blue Planet II––a 2017 British nature documentary series featuring weird and wonderful marine life that live on our planet.
"Cuttlefish Brawl" is a graphic novella presenting an underwater ‘soap opera’ drama, about the enigmatic lives of giant Australian cuttlefish.