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Roughneck raised with Les Hodge

With his dad working on and off the rigs since he was eight years old, Les Hodge understands what it means to be roughneck raised. 516 more words

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Congratulations to Dr Hanna Kienzler and Dr Annette Rid for their promotions!

The Department of Global Health & Social Medicine is delighted to announce staff successes in this year’s academic promotions round.  Dr. Hanna Kienzler has been promoted to Senior Lecturer and… 60 more words

Bioethics

Meet Christopher Suitt: motorhand and military man

Being a soldier is in Christopher Suitt’s blood. Born into a long line of veterans, Suitt’s family has been in the U.S. military for close to 90 consecutive years. 905 more words

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Guest Blog: Rhamnolipids promise a renewable revolution

Environmental impact is something that has become increasingly important for organisations and consumers in recent years. It is a topic discussed on a global scale by world leaders, and an issue of contention for many. 666 more words

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A Motivational Speaker’s Talk About Roses, Purpose and Self-Fulfillment

After Dana LaMon became blind at age four, he could have wallowed in self-pity and accepted the limitations assumed by others. Instead, he refused to let the loss of sight stand in his way and chose to lead a full, purposeful life. 278 more words

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Part two: what do MacGyver, drilling rigs and a little luck have in common?

Two weeks ago, we learned about Adrian Lachance’s oil patch genealogy and the time he tried his luck at acting. This week, we’ll explain Lachance’s status as a MacGyver of sorts in the drilling business and describe how Trinidad’s… 877 more words

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Part one: what do MacGyver, drilling rigs and a little luck have in common?

This is the first of two blog posts with Trinidad’s Chief Operating Officer (COO), Adrian Lachance.

You name it, this guy’s done it. From auditioning for the hit TV series MacGyver in the 1980s, to starting two successful businesses, … 501 more words

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