Tag Archives: ecology

Have science, will travel… my Australian work/holiday mash-up

Much of ecology requires field work, and this often means travelling to exciting places.  My husband, who studies forests, spends a lot of time trying to convince undergraduate students that ecology is not all about travel and adventure in exotic … Continue reading

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‘Digging Deeper’ – the first meeting of the Plants-Soils-Ecosystems group

I just spent the last two days at a really great research meeting in London!  Of course I would say that, because I helped to organise it… I am the student representative for the Plants-Soils-Ecosystems special interest group of the … Continue reading

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INTECOL 2013 – Better late than never!

I had hoped to post during the INTECOL 2013 conference in London at the end of August, but there was simply too much going on.  It was the best conference I have ever attended and I was so busy attending … Continue reading

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Back on the blog

It’s been an incredibly hectic summer for me, which has left me with little time for blogging.  I’ve been busy with field work, lab work, reports, festivals with the BES roadies, workshop planning with the BES Plants Soils Ecosystems group, … Continue reading

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Raising the roofs at DIRECT

It’s hard to believe that it’s already June.  For me, it means that my summer climate treatments at the DIRECT project are now underway.  Last week was a flurry of activity at the study site as we had to clean … Continue reading

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International Biodiversity Day

Today is the UN International Day for Biological Diversity.  The goal of the day is to increase awareness and understanding of biodiversity issues.  I haven’t had much of a chance to write today, but I felt it was important to … Continue reading

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Catching up and weeding out

It has been a while since I last wrote something for the blog.  I won’t bother with excuses, but will just direct you to Frantecol’s post No Time!   I just seem to have too much I need to do, too … Continue reading

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