PhD student featured on Scope TV

On Thursday morning, PhD student Jessica Henneken from the School of BioSciences featured on Network Ten’s kids science show Scope. She presented a story on her research into spider silk, in their episode themed ‘Insects and Spiders’.

Jessica’s research looks at chemical communication and mating preferences in orb-weaving spiders. She is interested in studying animal behaviour and particularly how the environment may change or influence these behaviours in surprising ways.

Scope is produced by Network Ten in conjunction with CSIRO and screens on ELEVEN each Saturday from 8.30am and Thursdays from 8am.

Watch the full episode below. Jessica's segment is @ 17.07.

Scope - season 3, episode 155

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