My first ever guest lecture

I was lucky enough to get offered two teaching positions this semester, which I have really enjoyed (even with all the craziness of life that has been happening). Then I was even luckier because I was asked to do an hour guest lecture for the sustainable tourism course that I teach for. I was so excited and nervous when I […]

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What would a PhD be without YouTube?

Sometimes, we take technology for granted and I think YouTube is definitely one of those things. Particularly if you are a PhD (research) student! If YouTube didn’t exist: 1) I wouldn’t know how to correctly export data from SurveyMonkey into Excel 2) I wouldn’t know how to graph in excel 3) I wouldn’t know how to clean my data 4) […]

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How to effectively read a text book

It can be really challenging having motivation to read your university or school textbooks, I know that during my undergraduate degree that reading was one of the things I struggled with most. Whilst you may be able to avoid reading in some classes, you will most definitely need to understand the content in order to succeed in others. So I […]

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A year of blogging

I created Dr.ofwhat a year ago this month! I know we say it all the time but I genuinely cannot believe how quick time has flown by. So, I thought that to celebrate a year of blogging I would write a post discussing the year that was. Why I started my blog a year ago- For a full understanding of why […]

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Featured ‘day in the life of’: Crystal, Undergraduate student & student assistant.

The fourth featured ‘day in the life of’ post is from Crystal who created the blog https://thescienceinquiry.wordpress.com/. A day in the life of Crystal (undergraduate student & student assistant): My beautiful face (plus the rest of me) is a baby-undergrad student in Orange County of the state of California, USA, with plans to major in Conservation and Marine Biology. In my 25 […]

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