When things go wrong

This blog post is written by Ros Nicholls, a 3rd year PhD student in the School of Geography, Geology and the Environment at the University of Leicester. Ros’ research focuses on sediment transport in rivers. Here she tells us about some of the hurdles that can be faced when doing PhD fieldwork. Most of the... Continue Reading →

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Politics and Geology Collide in Colombia

This blog post is written by David Cavell, a 3rd year PhD student in the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Birmingham. Here David tells us a bit about his research in Colombia and its implications. Rarely do politics and geology meet in such a way as they do in... Continue Reading →

PhD and Pregnant

This post is written by Lucy Garrett, 4th year PhD student at the University of Birmingham. Her research is centred on a large population of seabirds that breed on Ascension Island in the South Atlantic. Her focus has been to address some of the factors which underlie colony function in this highly social species, the... Continue Reading →

Tree planting in the Lake District

This blog post is written by Ros Nicholls, a 3rd year PhD student in the School of Geography, Geology and the Environment at the University of Leicester. Ros’ research focuses on sediment transport in rivers. In this blog post, she tells us about part 2 of her placement with a team of National Trust Rangers... Continue Reading →

CENTA Innovation Placement to New Zealand

This post is written by Kate Newton, 3rd year PhD student at the University of Birmingham. Kate’s research involves studying fossil molecules to reconstruct ancient climate change. Here she shares about her CENTA innovation placement working with researchers in New Zealand. Last May I was incredibly fortunate to be able to travel to Wellington, New... Continue Reading →

Fieldwork Diaries

What happens when two CENTA students who are passionate about science communication join forces to come up with a way of sharing their stories? Well, they create a podcast of course! Eleni Wood & Stacy Phillips, Geology PhD Researchers at The Open University, have created the Fieldwork Diaries podcast, a platform for people to share... Continue Reading →

A glimpse into the future?

This blog post is written by Ros Nicholls, a 3rd year PhD student in the School of Geography, Geology and the Environment at the University of Leicester. Ros’ research focuses on sediment transport in rivers. In this blog post, she tells us about her placement with a team of National Trust Rangers in the Lake... Continue Reading →

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