‘Operation GTFO’- Tips to plan introduction chapters

While many PhD theses are different, depending on location and area of research, most require at least one introductory chapter. This introductory chapter sets the scene for the thesis by introducing the thesis area and discussing relevant previous research. My thesis is going to have two introduction chapters, the first providing background information about sharks, the conservation challenges shark species […]

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Featured ‘Day in the life of’: Melissa, a Latina marine biologist and wildlife educator

Hi everyone! My name is Melissa Cristina Márquez, and I am a Latina marine biologist and wildlife educator! I have a Bachelor’s degree in Marine Ecology and Conservation from New College of Florida (USA) and an MSc in Marine Biology from Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand). During my undergraduate degree I was lucky enough to travel all over the […]

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A PhD update

You may have noticed that I have not been talking about my PhD much lately on my blog or Instagram. This is because I have been on a break from my PhD studies since the end of August (if you are unsure why read here). At first, I genuinely thought that I would be okay to go back to work, […]

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October’s top 3

If you haven’t checked out last month’s top 3 yet- go HERE   Instagram “Sharksareourfriend”: I discovered this Instagram a couple of weeks now & I thought it was so inspiring. It is about a 7 years old’s fight for shark & ocean conservation. Check it out here.   Song “Anywhere”- Passenger: I have loved Passenger for a couple of […]

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