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Summer 2020 University of Derby, featured as an undergraduate case study after appearing on BBC Springwatch. I was interviewed by the univesity media team and promoted the programme. To read the full article go to:

https://www.derby.ac.uk/undergraduate/biology-zoology-courses/stepping-into-springwatch-how-kirks-passion-for-zoology-gained-national-exposure/

Spring 2020 BBC Springwatch, I appeared on prime time television after submitting a short video to the television programme. I spoke about the benefits of being out in natural spaces, photography and what you may find out there. One of my photographs was also featured on the video.

Autumn 2019 Derby and Nottingham Entomological Society (DANES) Insect Show guest speaker and exhibition. I created an exhibition at the show, which was a mix of photography, write-ups, public engagement and a prize draw to win one of my photographs. I was also one of the events guest speakers, where I spoke about how to get started with macro photography on a shoestring budget and why media is an important aspect of conservation. 

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Summer 2019 Cornwall College Group, I directed and produced several promotional videos which discussed the student experience and Cornwall College Newquay. These videos are featured on the Cornwall college groups social media channels.

Spring 2019 Wild Cornwall, the magazine of Cornwall Wildlife trust featured one of my photographs and an interview where I spoke about becoming an advocate for insects and why they matter. 

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Spring 2019 my photographs were featured in the Cornish Guardian and Newquay Voice newspapers. The photographs were taken in tandem with a satire promotional video that I directed and produced, promoting the fundaraising activities of a member of the teaching staff at Cornwall College. Funds were raised for ARGUK. The video was presented at the British Reptile and Amphibian AGM and is hosted on the Cornwall College Group social media account.

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