Doing a NERC REP

Ben Fernando Hello everyone! I’ve just started my PhD on the Environmental Research DTP in Oxford, and like most other people here I am funded by the UK’s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). I’m not actually an Earth Scientist by training, despite being in the ‘Dynamic Earth’ stream of the DTP. The only reason that... Continue Reading →

Advertisements

Flight of the Waggle Dancers

Fiona Jones I don’t know if you know this, but honey bees do a ‘waggle dance’. An actual dance. Called the ‘waggle dance’. The first time I learnt about this, I found it pretty amazing, and to be honest I still do. The dance has a communicative purpose, being used to indicate the location of... Continue Reading →

A Chronology of Granddads

Brooke Johnson One of the challenges of studying Earth Sciences is trying to get people to understand the concept of deep time. To colleagues in archaeology 10,000 years is a long time, but the Earth is around 4.5 billion years old, to a geologist 10,000 years is just a slice of sediment the width of... Continue Reading →

WordPress.com.

Up ↑