Search

Changing the Climate

Category

PhD Life

Knowing when to let go

Rellie Goddard I have spent the last two weeks residing in the wonderful city of Durham where I was lucky enough to spend four years of my life completing first a BSc and then an MRes.  Now living in Oxford... Continue Reading →

Advertisements

100 Journeys – Exploring the world as a PhD student

Isabelle Taylor Sometimes it’s easy to complain about being a PhD student. The low pay, the long hours, the repeated arguments with your computer/lab equipment. But PhD life is not all bad. After all, we get to do new and... Continue Reading →

Three things I learned during my last fieldwork trip

Kaja Fenn In June 2017 I travelled to Bulgaria and Romania to collect samples for my PhD. A month earlier I drove almost 1300 km across both countries in search of a perfect field site. And a year earlier I... Continue Reading →

The training course -> holiday spectrum Scoring system: 1 = hard work, 10 = chilled

Toby Jackson I recently got back from Belize, where I was on a two-week field course learning about tropical tree families. I’d like to share some of my stories and photos from this trip. Also, as I sat down to... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

The Restless Ape

Brooke Johnson I watched a fantastic video (linked below) where Carl Sagan quotes Herman Melville in Moby Dick: “I am tormented with an everlasting itch for things remote. I love to sail forbidden seas...” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YH3c1QZzRK4 It got me to thinking about... Continue Reading →

WordPress.com.

Up ↑