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A Good Start

Yesterday was the beginning of a 14 day research trip to Puerto Rico. So far the trip has been very exciting.

I’m here with graduate student Elizabeth Carlen ( 318 more words

Anoles

Fossil sandboxes are terrible

Today, I need to take a moment to rail against one of the most reliably entertaining and beloved of museum attractions – fossil sandboxes. These activities are nearly ubiquitous at paleontology-related parks and museums, and some of them can be quite large and elaborate. 647 more words

Museums

Field(work) of roses

Field(work) of roses – Evangelia Chaligianni  talks about her fieldwork      

The best part of my doctoral journey has to be my fieldwork, which involved conducting interviews, distributing questionnaires, carrying out observations and taking photos of cultural images/posters inside classrooms of foreign language centres in Greece. 514 more words

Hold Up, We Ain't Done Yet

Of course, this project has its endless amounts of limitations.

1) Time: to conduct more interviews with a wider scope of people, and to continue to go deeper into the blogs and the hearts and minds behind them (follow-up interviews, talk to more professors in other related fields, more participant observation to get a feel for the blogging rhythm, timing of project difficult towards end when people are not blogging as finals roll around); explore concepts more directly related to faith and blogging, and gender and blogging- I barely even got to scratch the surface… 117 more words

The 'Study' Part of Study Abroad

Views of Australia shared by friends back home tend to consist of sea and sun. Not studying. Nor did mine prior to the start of classes at University of Adelaide. 1,249 more words

Study Abroad

Five beauty essentials in the field

Whilst working in developing countries really brings me a sense of perspective on what’s important in life, I still like to pack some beauty items which help me feel at my best- no matter how difficult, or hot my day may be. 216 more words

Skunked...

Field work is a fickle friend. Sometimes you hit the jackpot (lots of bats, you hear the telemetry signals from every animal, you find the tracks you need, the weather is perfect etc) and sometimes you are just cold and wet with no data to show for it. 294 more words

Humboldt Redwoods