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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 →

Loreen Regnander – Blog 5: Glossy images of India stamped in my mind, no longer exist.

Was India much different than you had previously imagined? A colleague at PRIA asks me during our final good-bye dinner in New Delhi. A question so seemingly simple, but yet I struggled to find an answer. Yes, of course India… Continue Reading →

Su Yen Chong – Blog Post 1: Living in Victoria

If there is one word I hear people associate Victoria with is its beauty. Last September, I started my 2nd academic year in Victoria. I found that once I could move past the state of Victoria’s public transport turmoil, I… Continue Reading →

Marlin Beswetherick – Blog 5: MSRI and The Starfish Story

There was a story Alijah used to tell called ‘The Starfish Story’. It begins with a little girl on a beach where there were thousands of starfish stranded and unable to reach the water. The little girl began to pick… Continue Reading →

Sasha Mosky – Blog 6: Reflections & Strategies: Thinking about my time in India

  Over the holidays, I was asked countless times about how my “trip” to India was. I found this question hard to answer as my short, polite response did not feel adequate to encapsulate the complexities of my internship experience…. Continue Reading →

Chad Boissy – Blog 4: Wrapped Up

My time in South Africa is has come to an end. Working as a teaching assistant for AIMSSEC the past 3 months was an incredible opportunity and experience that I am extremely grateful for. I would like to thank my… Continue Reading →

Ngozi S. Nwoko – Blog 1: Introduction

I’m a PhD  student in Law at UVic. Originally from Nigeria, I’ve always lived in big and very busy cities (Lagos and Toronto) as opposed to a small and quiet city like Victoria. I am loving the mild weather in… Continue Reading →

Christina Service – Blog 1: New Zealand bound!

Miraculously, the time has already arrived for me to depart to Dunedin, New Zealand. I will spend the next four months at the Zoology Department of the University of Otago, New Zealand’s oldest university. During this time, I will be… Continue Reading →

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