Hi I’m Emily and I’ll (hopefully) be finishing my PhD in July this year! I’m researching the impact of urbanisation on native plants and their insect pollinators. Because I’m mostly writing now, I like to work from home or visit local cafes. Over the last 3 years though, I’ve spent time in the field, glasshouses, labs, my office at Murdoch […]
7.39am- I had a little bit of a sleep in this morning (it was a big weekend so it was hard to get up). 8.18am- Coffee + getting ready. I am currently using some dermalogica products to try and improve my problematic skin. They have been really good so far! 9.15am- I had to quickly stop at the shops on the way to […]
Tip #1– Pay attention when they are talking about their PhD (or at least pay attention 20% of the time) so you can answer “what does [insert name] do for their PhD?” when you are put on the spot Tip #2- Always make sure the coffee is stocked up (& the wine while you are at it!) Tip #3- Expect […]
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 […]
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 […]
Featured ‘Day in the life of’: Rebecca, a PhD student researching hydro-meteorology (flood forecasting & predictability) & Blogger.
Day in the life of Rebecca (PhD student): Hi! I’m Rebecca – a 4th year PhD student at the University of Reading in England. I’m a meteorologist by background, having previously studied for an undergraduate Masters (MMet) in Meteorology, at the University of Reading and with a year at the University of Oklahoma in the US. Nowadays, I’m researching flood […]
Day in the life of Becky (Masters student): Hi friends! I’m Becky from the Middle Of Nowhere, Canada (formerly known as Lethbridge, Alberta until I called it “the Middle Of Nowhere” just then). I’d like to give you a concise summary of my past and future career goals here, but tbh I’m just winging it and hoping for the best […]