Field work is amazing, but also hard. Sometimes you're on top of the world, other times you're trapped in a face plant you can't get out of.
The mountains are calling
I love the mountains. And I have an exciting announcement... I'm starting a PhD!
Nope o’clock: Wildlife changing their activity patterns to avoid humans
Do you get your groceries at 2am? Excluding shift workers, for most of us, that’s a time of day when our heads are comfortably resting on our pillows. But if there were some danger during the daylight hours, we’d likely shift our activity patterns to the nighttime to avoid that danger. It turns out that... Continue Reading →
Deer oh deer
When you think of deer within a city, do you think of the sweet little Bambi out for a walk in the corner park with his mom? Or do you think about a terrifying, aggressive stag with red eyes of fury? In the lovely municipality of Oak Bay, I am taking part in a study... Continue Reading →
The Logistics of Research with Kids – The Set Up
Have you ever watched one of those PBS specials were you see some biologist or researcher going into the deep rainforest to do research with kids in tow? Like Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin. Okay he was really more of a TV personality rather than a biological researcher, but he did a lot to raise the profile... Continue Reading →