Jonny awarded 2023 Nuffield Farming Scholarship

Jonny has been awarded a 2023 Nuffield Farming Scholarship by the Nuffield Farming Scholarships Trust, a program engaging future farming leaders with the future of farming.

Jonny said, “With a foot in both camps, I’ll be researching ‘Large carnivore reintroductions to Britain & Ireland: farmers’ perspectives & management options’.”

“I’m especially grateful to my sponsor, the Thomas Henry Foundation, whose generous support will enable my program of travel and study.”

Find out more about Nuffield via https://www.nuffieldscholar.org/

Dr Jonny Hanson YouTube channel launched

This is the trailer for my new YouTube channel, where you can watch all of my videos.

Thanks to the Northern Ireland Science Festival, Jubilee Community Benefit Society, the Snow Leopard Conservancy and everyone else who has played a part.

Wolves & lynxes & bears, oh my

Join big cat conservationist and livestock farmer Dr Jonny Hanson at the 2021 Northern Ireland Science Festival for an electrifying yet balanced look at the issue of large predator reintroductions to rewild landscapes, one of the most novel yet controversial conservation issues of our time. Covering both history and natural history, Jonny explores the varied dimensions, feasibility and ethics of reintroducing wolves, lynxes and brown bears to the island of Ireland, assessing the case for and the case against.

Pre-recorded at the Ulster Museum, humorous and thought-provoking in equal measure, and featuring live audience polling to enable you to have your say, this talk promises to excite, enthral, and perhaps even enrage