Media and speaking

I give regular talks about conservation choices – please get in touch if you are interested (I’m based near Plymouth but am happy to travel). My upcoming appearances include Norwich Science Festival, Hay FestivalCheltenham Science Festival and Petworth Festival Literary Week.

My speaking appearances so far range from New Scientist Live to a secondary school in South Korea. You can watch my TEDx talk ‘Please Mend the Gap’ about the unhealthy divide between science and the arts, and hear me talk about my book Tickets for the Ark on Start the Week, Radio New Zealand, EurekaPod, the Wall Street Journal podcast and NonFicPod.

Rebecca Nesbit and George McGavin filming painted ladies

Butterflies, ants, bees and spiders have been the themes of my TV and radio appearances, which include BBC Breakfast, BBC Newsround, the One Show, Sky News, the Great Butterfly Adventure, David Attenborough’s Conquest of the Skies, BBC Weather, BBC Radio 4 Today, Virgin Radio and many local radio stations.

I am always happy to receive media/speaking requests, about conservation, insects, genetic modification, or careers in science and science communication.

Rebecca Nesbit TEDx talk science and art