I’ve worked in and around ornithology, and in particular science communication, since 1985. I started life as an RSPB reserves engagement officer before moving to the BTO (membership development officer) and then, in 1997, appointed as the BOU’s senior staff member.
My role is very varied and I’m involved at some level with the delivery of everything the BOU does. My main work areas are:
- Day to day management and running of the BOU
- Delivering BOU conferences and events
- Running the business side of the BOU’s journal, IBIS
- Running the BOU’s social media and communications
- BOU website development and content management
- Servicing BOU Council and its five Standing Committees
Tweeting birds: online mentions predict future citations in ornithology. Tom Finch, Nina O’Hanlon & Steve Dudley. 2017. Royal Society Open Science DOI: 10.1098/rsos.171371 View
How social are ornithologists? 2016. Steve Dudley & Jen Smart. IBIS 158: 894-898. DOI: 10.1111/ibi.12403 View
The Eagle Owl in Britain. 2008. Tim Melling, Steve Dudley & Paul Doherty. British Birds 101: 478-490 View
Changes to Category C of The British List. 2005. Steve P. Dudley. IBIS 147: 803-820 View
A birdwatching guide to Lesvos. 2010. Steve Dudley. Arlequin Press, Shrewsbury, UK View
Watching British Dragonflies. 2007. Steve Dudley, Caroline Dudley & Andrew Mackay. Arlequin Press, Shrewsbury, UK View
Rare Birds Day by Day. 1997. Steve Dudley, Tim Benton, Paul Fraser & John Ryan. T & AD Poyser, London, UK View
Altmetrics: what are they good for? Steve Dudley, Tom Finch & Nina O’Hanlon.
Presented at AOSSCO2017 (East Lansing, Michigan, US) View
The use of social media in ornithology. Enrico Caprio & Steve Dudley.
Presented at CIO2017 poster (Turin, Italy) View
How social are ornithologists? Steve Dudley & Jen Smart.
Presented at NAOC2016 (Washington D.C., US) View