Two weeks in the ‘Avenue of Volcanoes’

(Originally posted on the Bristol University BDC Blog) Workshops, conferences, field work – national and international travel is an essential part of many PhD programs. I’ve been lucky enough to see numerous new parts of the globe during my studies, and, less luckily, numerous different airport layovers (I’m currently writing this post from a corridorContinue reading “Two weeks in the ‘Avenue of Volcanoes’”

Science Snap (#33): Earth Science Week

(Originally posted on the Between a Rock blog) Earth Science Week is an international initiative to promote the great work that goes on in the geoscience community. It encompasses a huge range of topics; from dinosaurs to glaciers, and volcanoes to meteorites. There’s something for everybody. For an overview of how geoscience can have aContinue reading “Science Snap (#33): Earth Science Week”

Things I wish I knew when I started my PhD…

As the academic year begins again, new PhD students across the country (and further) are slowly settling into their fresh surroundings. I stayed at the same university when I made the switch to postgraduate research but I still remember feeling quite lost at the start, not knowing what to do or where to be. I’mContinue reading “Things I wish I knew when I started my PhD…”