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Crushing Guilt.

Being a grad student comes with a constant sense of guilt. There is always more work to be done, always something more you could be reading, always something you could be writing. 639 more words


Research turkey and super fun process evaluation: My PhD life

I am the sort of person who usually stops the microwave with 30 seconds still on the clock, preferring to eat slightly cold food then wait a few moments longer. 351 more words

All Of The Things

Where do China's monsoon rains come from?

The vagaries of the East Asian Summer Monsoon (EASM) impact the world’s most populous region. Understanding what drives monsoon variability is essential not only for predicting how the EASM will respond to future, anthropogenic climate change, but also for developing adaptation strategies on which agricultural communities will increasingly rely. 379 more words

Atmospheric circulation, rainfall isotopes, and past climate change in East Asia

My Ph.D. thesis presents research into the atmospheric processes that drive monsoon rainfall variability across central and eastern China and discusses how understanding these processes can help us interpret indirect (or ‘proxy’) evidence of past rainfall variability. 350 more words

Postgrad Rambles #8

So, the first week back was hectic as expected. However, I managed not one but two, (yes two, people!) meetings with my supervisor, which proved to be fruitful and motivating. 501 more words


PGR Mid-Semester Welcome Event 26/1/17

Postgraduate Research Mid Semester Welcome Event – 26th January 2017

Postgraduate students arriving after Welcome Week still have the opportunity to attend University welcome events… 70 more words

University Of Edinburgh

PhD: Harvesting the seashore - the impacts and management of inter-tidal fisheries

The School of Biological Sciences of the University of Portsmouth, UK, is offering a PhD opportunity in marine resource management. 

Project details:

Harvesting the sea shore is an integral part of coastal life, but at local, national and global scales these inter-tidal fisheries are highly valuable, extract significant biomass and have considerable impacts. 474 more words

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