Earth Day – Plastic Pollution

The 22nd of April, not only marks my birthday, but also marks Earth Day! A day to celebrate the Earth, to raise awareness of environmental issues, and encourage people to do their bit to protect it. Following a huge push from campaigners and the general public for companies to cut single-use plastic products, such as... Continue Reading →

Why go part-time?

As we near the end of semester two I watch those around me get more and more stressed as their multiple deadlines near, their dissertation ideas become more and more of a reality and job and PhD searches become interviews. I on the other hand, am not feeling the strain of postgraduate study life. This... Continue Reading →

Networking at The ECCI

While GeoSciences is largely based at the King’s building campus, all of the Ecosystem Services compulsory courses, as well as others, take place in lecture rooms in the ECCI (Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation). Not far from central campus and next to the Geography building the ECCI not only houses lecture and seminar rooms, and... Continue Reading →

Why ecosystem services?

I’m from the exotic south of England, Hertfordshire to be more precise. I moved a little further north to Manchester to study Geography for my undergrad. After a couple of years of working and travelling I decided to move even further north to Edinburgh to study Ecosystem Services for my masters. Welcome week trip to... Continue Reading →

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