Esther Bancroft – ‘Literate’ in Residence

Sunset over the Irish Sea. (c) C Braungardt 2022

As our first Scientist in Residence with language as research focus, Esther explores our interactions with the sea and how our language relates to them. She sees the point of connection as: “science and literature are both rooted in communication” and this chimes with my view that everything we do has an element of communication, verbal or otherwise.

Esther is dedicating her PhD research to this topic and has written a short article about her experience on board:

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