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Public Science project on the sex lives of lugworms - 'Spermwatch'

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Katrin Bohn and Gordon Watson of the Institute of Marine Sciences are quoted in reports about Spermwatch, a new public science project that aims to fill in the 'knowledge gaps' about the sex lives of lugworms
Period15 Sep 2016 → 26 Oct 2017

References

TitleResearching the love life of a beach lugworm
Media name/outletNews Guardian
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date26/10/17
DescriptionReport on the spermwatch project, which is calling for citizen scientists to help fill knowledge gaps about the reproduction process of the lugworm.
Producer/AuthorDavid Sedgwick
URLwww.newsguardian.co.uk/news/researching-the-love-life-of-a-beach-lugworm-1-8824462
PersonsZoe Elizabeth Morrall
TitleThe love life of lugworms involves the casts of thousands
Media name/outletBarry Today
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date22/10/17
DescriptionReport on 'The Spermwatch Project' helping to fill knowledge gaps about the reproduction process of the lugworm.
Producer/AuthorBarry Today
URLwww.barry-today.co.uk/article.cfm?id=116448
PersonsZoe Elizabeth Morrall
TitleSex in the sediment
Media name/outletMarine Conservation Society
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date13/10/17
DescriptionArticle about project 'spermwatch' led by the University of Portsmouth, looking at the reproductive life of lugworms.
Producer/AuthorClare Fischer
URLhttps://www.mcsuk.org/news/lugworm-sex-in-sediment
PersonsZoe Elizabeth Morrall
TitleCitizen scientists needed to help shed light on the sex life of lugworms
Media name/outletAbout my Area
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date11/10/17
DescriptionReport on marines scientists seeking citizen scientists to help shed light on the sex life of lugworms including interviews with Gordon Watson and Zoe Morrall.
Producer/AuthorAbout my Area
URLwww.aboutmyarea.co.uk/Hampshire/Portsmouth/PO6/News/Local-News/311307-Citizens-Scientists-Needed-to-Help-Shed-Light-on-the-Sex-Life-of-Lugworms
PersonsGordon Watson, Zoe Elizabeth Morrall
TitlePortsmouth scientists need your help to study worm sex lives
Media name/outletThe News
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date5/10/16
DescriptionLove is in the air along our coastlines this autumn, and scientists from Portsmouth University are asking people to watch out for signs of passions in worm populations
Producer/AuthorKieran Davey
URLwww.portsmouth.co.uk/news/portsmouth-scientists-need-your-help-to-study-worm-sex-lives-1-7615038
PersonsKatrin Bohn, Gordon Watson
TitleThe Secret Life Of Lugworms
Media name/outletMarine Conservation Society
Media typeWeb
Date29/09/16
DescriptionLove is in the air along our coastlines this autumn and the Marine Conservation Society is asking the public to keep an eye out for signs of passion in the lugworm population.
URLwww.mcsuk.org/press/view/720
PersonsKatrin Bohn, Gordon Watson
TitleSpermwatch! What is a lugworm and why is it having so much sex?
Media name/outletGloucestershire Live
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date29/09/16
DescriptionLove is in the air along coastlines this autumn and the Marine Conservation Society is asking the public to keep an eye out for signs of passion in the lugworm population
Producer/AuthorDave_Shep
URLwww.gloucestershirelive.co.uk/spermwatch-what-is-a-lugworm-and-why-is-it-having-so-much-sex/story-29764158-detail/story.html?ito=email_newsletter_gloucestershirelive
PersonsKatrin Bohn
TitleNew marine study asks Devon residents to study sex-on-the-beach Read more at http://www.torquayheraldexpress.co.uk/new-marine-study-asks-devon-residents-to-study-sex-on-the-beach/story-29764244-detail/story.html#UOJgwzhuzBP6uQo7.99
Media name/outletHerald Express
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date29/09/16
DescriptionWe have all been told the story of the 'birds and the bees' but now scientists are asking Devon residents to get involved in a new sex-education project dubbed 'Spermwatch' to shed light on the sex-life of lugworms
URLwww.torquayheraldexpress.co.uk/new-marine-study-asks-devon-residents-to-study-sex-on-the-beach/story-29764244-detail/story.html
PersonsKatrin Bohn
TitleWhy do Plymouth boffins want us to look for sperm on the beach?
Media name/outletThe Herald
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date27/09/16
DescriptionThe people of Plymouth are being asked to keep an eye out for puddles of sperm on local beaches – to help shed new light on the secret sex lives of worms.
Producer/AuthorWMNAGreenwood
URLwww.plymouthherald.co.uk/why-do-plymouth-boffins-want-us-to-look-for-sperm-on-the-beach/story-29755388-detail/story.html
PersonsKatrin Bohn
TitleWhy scientists want us to search for sperm on Devon beaches
Media name/outletExeter Express and Echo
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date27/09/16
DescriptionDevon beach-goers are being asked to keep an eye out for puddles of sperm on the sand – to help shed new light on the secret sex lives of worms
URLwww.exeterexpressandecho.co.uk/why-scientists-want-us-to-search-for-sperm-on-devon-beaches/story-29755582-detail/story.html
PersonsKatrin Bohn
TitleLugworms' love lives under the spotlight as part of Spermwatch
Media name/outletBelfast Telegraph
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date24/09/16
DescriptionThe public are being asked to keep an eye on the love lives of lugworms as part of a research project called Spermwatch
URLwww.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/breakingnews/offbeat/lugworms-love-lives-under-the-spotlight-as-part-of-spermwatch-35075182.html
PersonsKatrin Bohn, Gordon Watson
TitlePublic urged to help with lugworm sperm project
Media name/outletITV News
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date24/09/16
DescriptionThe public are being asked to keep an eye on the love lives of lugworms as part of a research project called Spermwatch.
URLwww.itv.com/news/meridian/2016-09-24/public-urged-to-help-with-lugworm-sperm-project/
PersonsKatrin Bohn, Gordon Watson
TitleLugworms' love lives under the spotlight as part of Spermwatch
Media name/outletIndependent
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date24/09/16
DescriptionThe public are being asked to keep an eye on the love lives of lugworms as part of a research project called Spermwatch.
URLwww.independent.ie/world-news/and-finally/lugworms-love-lives-under-the-spotlight-as-part-of-spermwatch-35075180.html
PersonsKatrin Bohn, Gordon Watson
TitleLugworms' love lives under the spotlight as part of Spermwatch
Media name/outletBT
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date24/09/16
DescriptionThe public are being asked to keep an eye on the love lives of lugworms as part of a research project called Spermwatch.
URLhome.bt.com/news/odd-news/lugworms-love-lives-under-the-spotlight-as-part-of-spermwatch-11364098647772
PersonsKatrin Bohn, Gordon Watson
TitleLugworms' love lives under the spotlight as part of 'Spermwatch'
Media name/outletEvening Express
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date24/09/16
DescriptionThe public are being asked to keep an eye on the love lives of lugworms as part of a research project called Spermwatch.
URLhttps://www.eveningexpress.co.uk/pipe/news/weird-world/lugworms-love-lives-under-the-spotlight-as-part-of-spermwatch/
PersonsKatrin Bohn, Gordon Watson
TitleThe secret love life of lugworms
Media name/outletEarth Watch Institute
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date23/09/16
DescriptionLove is in the air along our coastlines this autumn and Earthwatch is asking the public to keep an eye out for signs of passion in the lugworm population with Spermwatch.
URLeu.earthwatch.org/news-media/the-secret-love-life-of-lugworms
PersonsKatrin Bohn
TitleSpermwatch: Scientists need YOU to look for lugworm sperm
Media name/outletIndependent
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date15/09/16
DescriptionThe people of Britain are being asked to look out the sperm of the lugworm, in a nationwide campaign to find out more about the sex lives of the secretive, burrowing marine worm.
Producer/AuthorAdam Lusher
URLwww.independent.co.uk/news/science/spermwatch-lugworm-sperm-sex-lives-of-lugworms-citizen-science-capturing-our-coast-animals-strange-a7327366.html#gallery
PersonsKatrin Bohn, Gordon Watson

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