Hi there, my name is Tracy Hampton! I just finished my third year of Sociology and Political Science at the University of Victoria. Thanks to CAPI and the QES, I have been given an amazing opportunity to work and learn at the Malaysian Social Research Institute as an Intern in Kuala Lumpur. I am so excited and grateful, and I hope you enjoy reading my blog as I work through my thoughts, questions, and reflections relating to my experience in Malaysia.
Congratulations! I welcome you to embrace everything that comes at you with an open heart and an open mind. The entire experience – the application process, the interview, pre-departure training, in some ways even the internship – will begin and… Continue Reading →
There are so many things rushing through my head every second of every day. Some of these thoughts are positive, some of these thoughts encourage me to be a better person, some of these thoughts are critical, and some of… Continue Reading →
We are halfway there and all of my expectations have been shattered. This is where the learning begins. It is important to put yourself out there, it is important to put your all into the work you do, but it… Continue Reading →
It is estimated that by 2050 there will be about 140 million climate migrants. As the average temperature increases and the sea levels rise, coastal cities and communities will no longer be liveable and the frequency and intensity of drought… Continue Reading →