University of Exeter
Bethan Stagg is an ecologist and educational researcher whose research explores learning and perceptions about biodiversity, particularly ‘less popular’ groups like plants and invertebrates. As a Research Fellow for RENEW, Bethan works on a systematic review about involving communities in the stewardship of protected sites. Bethan is also a Research Fellow for ACCESS, working with schools and partners in an area of Plymouth to develop a novel knowledge co-production approach for urban biodiversity renewal.
Bethan has a background in sustainable agriculture and biodiversity conservation, was a lecturer in land-based colleges for 10 years, teaching at foundation and degree level and co-produced the University of Exeter Sustainable Food Systems MOOC, a Fellow of the Linnean Society of London and Member of the Editorial Board for the International Journal in Science Education, the Royal Society of Biology and the Biodiversity and People Network.