A Baptism of Ice- Fieldwork Training in Svalbard

Georgia Melodie Hole Arriving in the remote Arctic Archipelago of Svalbard was like crossing a threshold into my childhood dreams. The many books on polar exploration I devoured as a child (as described in a previous blog), suddenly became crystallised into reality as we touched down onto a land with more polar bears than people,... Continue Reading →


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 exciting research, and work with lots of interesting people. And in environmental science, there are... Continue Reading →


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