Ebony Andrews (Dr. phil.), born 1982, is an Independent Researcher. Her research reflects a sustained engagement with philosophical and museological ideas about the natural environment, specifically exploring the narratives and relationships between humans and nature, past and present. Having trained as a fine artist, and following a period of working as a specimen preparator for the zoology department of National Museums Scotland, UK, Andrews' became interested in the display of museum natural science collections. With a particular focus on the interpretation of nature through the display museum taxidermy, she gained an MA in Museum Studies, before completing a PhD in the same field in at University of Leeds, UK (2014). Since that time she has worked as an independent researcher and in a variety of museum, heritage and community roles.