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Week 55: Another ethics application

Three weeks have passed since I returned to Tokyo to start my fieldwork. I have spent the weeks (and will spend the next few weeks) contacting and recruiting research participants, having face-to-face meetings with them, explaining the study and arranging dates for my observations and recording, and working on literature reviews as well. 410 more words

PhD Life

A week in Iasi

Good news, I’m not homeless anymore. I eventually found an acceptable flat and man, I enjoy having my own little place. Here’s what happened this week. 559 more words

Getting Started

Book review

In my post introducing my book Daoist priests of the Li family, I’ve just added a recent review of my book by the erudite… 6 more words


Preparing for Fieldwork

     Here I am preparing to begin fieldwork in less than 1 month.  To learn what dementia care services, support, care arrangements, and strategies are used in different countries fascinates me.   339 more words


PhD opportunity! Ecological co-benefits of blue carbon storage in the Caribbean

Supervisory team: Drs Heidi Burdett (Lyell Centre), Dan Exton (Operation Wallacea) and Alastair Lyndon (Heriot-Watt University). This studentship is competitively funded through a Heriot-Watt University scholarship scheme and will be primarily based at the  287 more words


Deployment Timelapse

This week I traveled to Santa Barbara, CA to deploy a NRS mooring in the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary. My colleagues and I are hoping to record two years of low-frequency sound to compare to our other NRS sites around the United States. 29 more words


Auxiliary skills for the students of earth sciences (AKA stuff your prof asks you to do on field)

After a well deserved (!) hiatus of however many months, I thought of resuming the blog with something which can pass as both enlightening and humorous. 660 more words

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