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Real Science in The Real World

Prior to venturing across the Atlantic Ocean the #FieldBahamas team was divided into smaller project groups and given a topic that they would research as part of the field course. With bad weather conditions still imminent the research projects were moved forward as they were less weather dependent than the activities you will read about…

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jj329    January 22nd, 2017    Bahamas, Bahamas archive    , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,


Invasive fish, Deep Sea mystery and elusive Stingrays

#FieldBahamas made it to Cape Eleuthera! But so too did a major storm system… students were beginning to think they had arrived in the Arctic not the Caribbean! Despite the weather blowing plan A, B, and probably C out the water we managed to start the field course with 3 days of species exploration, dissections…

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lbj203    January 21st, 2017    Bahamas, Bahamas archive    , , , , ,


UnbeLAVAble!!

Day 2 started with a lecture from Brent (a Spanish-speaking Kiwi/ island biogeography expert #ScientistGoals) about his team’s research around the Canary Islands. They have been sampling for beetles and conducting genetic analyses to work out who came from where, and how ancient landslides have influenced the arthropod populations on Tenerife by forming ecological barriers…

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mk396    January 12th, 2017    Tenerife, Tenerife archive    , ,


Countdown to Costa Rica!

With Christmas now behind us Field Course Fortnight is only just around the corner and therefore current final year bioscience and masters students will be preparing for what is sure to be the trip of a lifetime. In the last days before we jet off to our respective exotic destinations we will be frantically checking…

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sf343    December 28th, 2016    Costa Rica, Costa Rica archive    , , , , , , , , , , , ,