Throwback Thursday – Eek I’m a PhD student! (October 2014)

This final #throwbackthursday looks back to the interview and application process for my PhD, I can hardly believe that is was two years ago and I am now a third year! #gulp Well technically I’m a MPhil student, since you first register fro that and then apply for an ‘upgrade’. Checking some old text messages …

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Throwback Thursday – sorting litter at home and abroad (July 2014)

Today I look back at my volunteer work sorting leaf litter samples with the Natural History Museum Soil Biodiversity Group. Since I finished volunteering on the BESS Earthworm Project I have been continuing to work in the Natural History Museum Soil Biodiversity Group sorting leaf litter samples on my day off. After the sieved leaf litter …

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Throwback Thursday – A day in the woods with the Soil Biodiversity Group (July 2014)

This week's #throwbackthursday looks back at fieldwork as part of the Natural History Museum Soil Biodiversity Group NVC project. I recently took a day off volunteer on fieldwork with the Natural History Museum Soil Biodiversity Group – my first fieldwork with the group since the BESS Earthworm Project, and a nice change from the pollinator …

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Throwback Thursday – Celebrating 50 Years of the Biological Records Centre (July 2014)

 This week's #throwbackthursday is from exactly two years ago and features the Biological Records Centre 50th anniversary symposium. Last weekend I was at a symposium in Bath celebrating 50 years of the Biological Records Centre (BRC). The BRC collates and manages species observation data, including supporting biological recording schemes in publishing atlases, developing and hosting …

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Throwback Thursday – A royally good earthworm meeting (June 2014)

This week's Throwback Thursday looks back at the Earthworm Society of Britain field trip to Richmond Park in 2014. A couple of weekends a go I attended a meeting organised by the Earthworm Society of Britain (ESB), this two day event consisted of a field trip to Richmond Park on the Saturday followed by a …

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Throwback Thursday – Earthworms by numbers (May 2014)

A day late for #wormwednesday this post looks back on the earthworms I identifying during my volunteer work on the Natural History Museum Soil Biodiversity Group BESS Earthworm Project.   Last week I finished sorting and identifying ‘my’ half of the Soil Biodiversity Group’s samples from the BESS Earthworm Project. The tubes from the last …

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Throwback Thursday – Interviews, PhDs and other scary things… (February 2014)

Appropriate at this time of looking backwards to the previous year and forwards to the next, this #ThrowbackThursday covers my interview which lead me to be a PhD student in the first place! There has been a bit of a hiatus in my blogging since I have been extra stressed while planning what to do next …

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