The Finblog on “documentaries to watch”

What is better than getting comfy on the couch, binging on delicious snacks, and watching some enlightening docos? Not much in my opinion! So if you’re looking for some new documentaries to watch, these are my current suggestions: Shark Water- Shark water uncovers the truth about shark conservation, and highlights so many of the illegal things happening to worldwide shark […]

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Featured ‘day in the life of’: Steph, a PhD student & manta ray researcher.

A day in the life of Steph (PhD student & manta ray researcher): PhD candidate at University of Western Australia (UWA) and manta ray researcher at the Marine Megafauna Foundation, Steph Venables spends her time between Perth, Western Australia and Raja Ampat, Indonesia. Her research focuses on the population genetics of reef manta rays in Raja Ampat and Mozambique. For Steph the […]

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Reflecting on why I choose a PhD

  When I first starting blogging I wrote a post about why I choose to start a PhD (https://drofwhat.com/2016/06/01/why-a-phd/?iframe=true&theme_preview=true). I wrote this post when I was 6 months into my PhD and in the proposal stage of my research, so everything was still quite new. Now that I am (almost ‘half way’) I thought it was time that I reflected on […]

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