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Gary Weeks

Events Manager & Head Keeper

Specialist Herpetology Subject

Husbandry Equipment 

Favourite Herptile

Monte, the amelanistic Burmese python

Python bivittatus

How can herptiles change people's lives?

Reptiles and amphibian encounters have an amazing positive impact on SEND/SEMH children and adults

Important Figure

The Duke of Edinburgh had a lifelong commitment to wildlife conservation which was best characterised by his relationship with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). The DofE programme also allowed me to get involved with the New Forest, which naturally led me down the path of biological sciences and working with reptiles. 

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Background

September 2015 - June 2018

BSc. Biology at University of Southampton


September 2018 - Sept 2019

MRes. Advanced Biological Sciences (Microbiology) at National Biofilms Innovation Centre

October 2019 - Present

PhD Infection, Inflammation & Immunity (Microbiology) at University Hospital Southampton

April 2016 - Present
Forestry England Volunteer Ranger

June 2018 - Present

Managing Director at The Reptile Academy Ltd

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