Vanessa Pirotta – Using drones to collect whale snot (FameLab Australia 2018 Winner)

Vanessa Pirotta (Macquarie University) was the overall winner of FameLab Australia 2018 with her funny, intriguing and fascinating presentation about the challenges, and surprising solutions, of collecting whale snot. Vanessa’s research project investigates use of drones to collect health information from free swimming whales. Collection of whale blow/snot is done via a custom-built drone. Previous … Continue reading Vanessa Pirotta – Using drones to collect whale snot (FameLab Australia 2018 Winner)