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Fieldwork with Gareth

Yesterday I accompanied Gareth (the other writer on this website), on a trip to a local game reserve, to setup his Masters project. The project which involves both vegetation transects and camera traps, aims to determine the effect of elephant presence on thickets throughout the Eastern Cape. 680 more words



This post will not be about all the types of methodologies you can use in your PhD work. That really is for you to research and uncover. 745 more words

City Paint Phoenix 16 - King Wong Whisper....

It’s been a while since I shared any of the city’s building art, but here’s another installment in the City Paint Phoenix series…something that I have named “King Wong Whisper,” as it appears that the young man is suggesting that we speak quietly…or maybe he’s encouraging us to not tell a secret…. 111 more words


Sweat bees, syrphid flies, drought, and humidity

All in a summer’s field work! This field season has been very rough because of epic drought coupled with record heat and humidity, which led to plagues of sweat bees (especially the tiny subgenus… 444 more words

Interesting Interactions

Mosquitoes Part II: Larval Breeder

Ask someone where to find mosquitoes and they’ll likely answer with some clever little quip. “On my patio” or “wherever I hang my hammock” they might reply, doubtless referring to the bites of adult female mosquitoes out for a blood meal. 746 more words

Field Work

Championship Week: field work

Field work:

Warm up: 7min bike

Mobility: 10 min Stretch and foam roll. focus on shoulders, hamstrings/quads, Achilles and glutes.
Strength: week 2 day 1 push-ups and walking lunges. 64 more words