Featured ‘Day in the life of’: Daniella, Conservation biologist PhD student researching black-cockatoos.

Hi, I’m Daniella. I’m a conservation biologist and all-round nature fanatic, currently doing a PhD on endangered black-cockatoos in south-eastern Australia. My project is in the field of bioacoustics, which is just a fancy term for the study of animal sounds.  I research the vocal behaviour of black-cockatoos, and from this am developing new ways to monitor populations with sound […]

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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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Featured ‘Day in the life of’: Katelyn, masters student researching contaminants (specifically mercury) in arctic breeding shorebirds

Hey there! This is Katelyn here, taking over the guest blog this week. I originally hail from the urban soup of southern Ontario, Canada. But I’m currently completing my Master’s in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. I promise its not that hard to pronounce, say it with me: “sask-catch-e-wan”. Me, with a Scaup duckling while conducting avian influenza monitoring in Saskatchewan. Anyways, a […]

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Featured ‘Day in the life of’: Emily, a PhD student studying epigenetic regulation in plants, and a disability in science advocate, and blogger.

Day in the life of Emily (PhD student & Blogger): I’m Emily May Armstrong, a 2nd year PhD Student at the University of Glasgow in Scotland. I’m studying epigenetic regulation of transcriptional networks in plants and how this impacts root system architecture in response to salt stress. I’m a disability in science advocate, and can be found blogging about my […]

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Featured ‘day in the life of’: Angela, member of the Watershed Stewards Program & soon-to-be masters student in the School of Marine and Environmental Affairs

A Day in the life of Angela (Watershed Stewards Program member & soon-to-be masters student): Hello, everyone! My name is Angela, and I am a member of the Watershed Stewards Program** (WSP) and a soon-to-be masters student at the University of Washington in the School of Marine and Environmental Affairs. My current position with WSP has me placed with the […]

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Featured ‘day in the life of’: Gina, a Biology PhD candidate studying the social regulation of zebra finch song.

Gina is the 11th featured day in the life of, Gina is the face behind the Instagram “the_dancing_scientist” A day in the life of Gina (PhD Student in Biology): Hi! My name is Gina. I’m a PhD student in Biology studying the mechanisms behind the social regulation of zebra finch song. As a first generation college student, I didn’t realize I could […]

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Featured ‘day in the life of’: Cari, Masters student & co-founder of the Bugs&Stuff podcast.

The sixth featured ‘day in the life of’ post is from Cari who is the cofounder of the podcast Bugs&Stuff and is the face behind the Instagram super_cari & the blog http://www.ritzenresearch.wordpress.com. A day in the life of Cari (Masters student): Hello everyone! I’m Cari, a second year Masters student (finishing up in August!) at Bowling Green State University in Ohio! I study […]

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