“Eat, Prey, Love: The Secret Lives of Spiders”
Speaker: Catherine Scott
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Dr. Catherine Scott is an arachnologist and behavioural ecologist whose research is focused on the behaviour and communication of black widows and other spiders. She completed her PhD at the University of Toronto and she is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at McGill University in Montreal. A former arachnophobe, she is passionate about trying to shift perceptions about these fascinating creatures by engaging in science communication online and in person. She blogs at spiderbytes.org and you can also find her on twitter (@Cataranea), where she is always happy to answer questions about spiders and other arachnids.