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Reflections on the importance of field research in increasing cultural awareness

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Reflections due to be published in a research methods book for undergraduate and postgraduate field studies.

Prior to conducting field research in Malawi I believed I had a critical and comprehensive understanding of the gendered dimensions of the development process built upon extensive literature reviews and engagements with theories and reports of gender and development. 253 more words

Field Work

Reflections on the role of the translator in cross-cultural research

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Reflections due to be published in a research methods book for undergraduate and postgraduate field studies.

Whilst conducting field research during a fieldclass to Nepal the significant role and influence of a translator in fieldwork was underlined on several occasions. 376 more words

Field Work

Education, Empowerment and Equality

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I have been extremely fortunate to have conducted field research in Thailand, The United Kingdom, South Africa, Malawi, Nepal and Peru, all of which have been incredibly valuable and different experiences, involving a variety of quantitative and qualitative research methods. 592 more words

Peru

Just What the Doctor Ordered: Two Medicine delivers high biodiversity in a low profile region

Brad Brown began working at the Burpee Museum shortly after graduating from Northern Illinois University in 2009 with a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Geology. He has assisted with multiple Burpee field seasons in Utah, Wyoming, and Montana including the excavation of Homer, Burpee’s “teenaged” … 1,574 more words

Burpee Museum

What's blooming this week? (July 21)

New things still bloom each week!  Here are the species that started flowering in my five orchards in the fingerlakes region of western New York.  Click… 172 more words

Nature

Cruise 1: Days 1-6 trials, tribulations and triumphs

By Rich Chiverrell and co from the edge of the shelf

Developed as a concept 3-4 years ago, and planned over the last 2 years with massive input from across the Britice-Chrono team and Colm Ó Cofaigh (Marine Theme Leader), on Monday 14th July it finally began to happen, Cruise 1 (JC106) of the NERC Consortium Project Britice-Chrono. 1,151 more words

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ISAR - Tiger Beetle Survey

The Insect Species at Risk project has entered the next stage – Tiger Beetles! Often brightly colored or patterned, tiger beetles are easily recognized, specialized members of the Ground Beetle family… 371 more words