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Rachel Barr – Blog 6: To all the future interns out there!!!

Dear future intern, When you first tell people that you are beginning a journey and heading off to India on a CAPI internship, there will be an eclectic mixture of responses. It will go something like this, “wow what a… Continue Reading →

Duncan Chalmers – Blog 6: Dear future intern

“It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.” – J.R.R Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring Dear, future… Continue Reading →

Seema Prasad – Blog 6: Dear Future Interns…

Dear Future Interns, First off, congratulations. You are in for an experience of a life time! Living in a brand-new country while working with MSRI won’t be like anything you’ve ever experienced before. It will be scary, exciting, challenging, fun,… Continue Reading →

Seema Prasad – Blog 5: Afterthoughts and Reflections

My six months of working alongside MSRI have finally come to an end, and I can’t even begin to explain how valuable this experience has been, not only on a professional level, but also on a personal level. I’ve been… Continue Reading →

Loreen Regnander – Blog 6: Don’t be so hard on yourself kid… continue to reach for the stars

Blog 6: Don’t be so hard on yourself, kid.. but continue to reach for the stars. In thinking about what sort of message I could give to the next wave of QES interns about to embark on their journey to… Continue Reading →

Luc Nadeau – Blog 6: Lessons and Reflections

As I find myself back home in Victoria, what strikes me most is how easy it is to settle back into my old routine. Nevertheless, I have been given a new repertoire of experiences upon which to reflect and find… Continue Reading →

Will Howling – Blog 6: Parting thoughts

With my feet firmly planted on Canadian soil once again, it is time for me to look back on the past 7-or-so months. My return to this vast mostly-frozen nation coincided with Christmas, a time to reunite with friends and… Continue Reading →

Christina Service – Blog 2: Ruling the roost of conservation conversations – Protecting bird diversity in New Zealand

Before I left for New Zealand the tinge of envy in my fellow evolutionary ecologists was noticeable. In this (admittedly niche) social circle, New Zealand is famous for its globally unique flora and fauna, specifically its bird diversity.  Remarkably, ~70%… Continue Reading →

Chad Boissy – Blog 5: Food for Thought

My idea for my capstone project developed a year ago when I was out to dinner at II Terrazzo in Victoria. II Terrazzo is well out of my budget typically, but it was my girlfriend Hannah’s Birthday so we were… Continue Reading →

Rasheedah White – Blog 5: How was Japan?

Living in Japan for four months was an amazing experience, I developed new skills and created amazing friendships. Projects I worked on included writing, research, and design aspects for which I was familiar but also needed to develop. With my… Continue Reading →

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