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City Profile- Reykjavik, Iceland

“Hipster is mainstream here” I was sooooooooo (infinite amount of o’s) excited to visit Iceland, and even though for this trip I was only spending five nights in the capital (Reykjavik), I was determined to fit as much in as possible. Although the capital, as there is only approximately 300,000 people living in Iceland, Reykjavik is not overly large. However, […]

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Iceland, seriously a dream.

Visiting Iceland was the number 1 item on my Bucketlist (see my full Bucketlist here). & I am happy to say that it exceeding expectations, immensely. Most places I travel to remind me of other places I’ve been, or places I’ve virtually been to (seen in movies or on TV). But Iceland is like no place I’ve ever been before. […]

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Featured ‘Day in the life of’: Sophie, an environmental conservationist and countryside ranger

Sophie is an environmental conservationist and countryside ranger, follow her on Instagram here. 05:30am: Every day I wake up at 05:30, it’s a quick rush out of the door and into the car to face my long and dark commute to work. As someone who is passionate about the environment around us my daily commute is something that I would […]

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More thoughts every* PhD student has

If you haven’t read the first list of thoughts every* PhD students have go here, *Obviously as I always say I can not speak on behalf of ALL PhD students. 1. Situation: When asked what you are going to do after a PhD: Ummmmmmmmmm…….I genuinely feel like I will be doing this forever so I can’t even think about that […]

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City Profile: Dublin Ireland

“A vibrant and diverse town” I had such high expectations for Ireland- For some unknown reason I have always loved Ireland without ever visiting. So naturally, I was very excited to get the chance to explore the capital city. I first visited Dublin on the tour I was doing and we were warned by the tour manager that Dublin may […]

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Featured ‘Day in the life of’: Hannah, Field Biologist studying golden-winged warblers.

Hi everyone! My name is Hannah and I work in the US state park system as a field biologist studying golden-winged warblers (GWWAs), which are one of the fastest-declining songbird species in the Americas. GWWAs easily hybridize with a sister species, which is thought to be contributing to their decline. The region I work in is very unique because the […]

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