Top Climate Change Articles of the Week

This week was taken up by bees, bees and more bees. I won’t write about all of the bee articles in this blog but I WILL include our collection of photographs of the little guys. They were definitely our inspiration for the week 🐝. ‘Your Morning Cup of Coffee Is in Danger. Can the Industry…

Top Climate Change Articles of the Week

Here we go again, our third edition. If you’re interested in the climate but don’t have time to sift through the internet, then tune into this blog each week and we will give you an easy to digest rundown of our favourite reads from the week. Enjoy! ‘Why Science Demands a Leap into the Unknown’…

Top Climate Change Articles of the Week

Here we go again, our favourite picks from the week. We like to include a mixed bag so read on to find out about apps, solar power and weasels.   Meat and fish multinationals ‘jeopardising Paris climate goals’   Three out of four of the largest meat and fish companies have failed to properly report…

Top Climate Change Articles of the Week

Hello everybody! As you’re probably aware by now, we’re pretty into climate change. So, we have decided to coalesce all of our favourite climate change related articles of the week onto one, easy to access platform. These won’t all be brand new, but they may have been sent to us, or we may have only…

A Week of Meetings – Jean-François Part 3

Here it is, the third and final instalment of Jean-Francois’ week of meetings in Europe. What happened next Jean-Francois? After the conference in Paris, I went to the United Nation Development Program office (UNDP) in Geneva. This was to participate as an expert in forestry, at a meeting on the state of Central African forest. This…

A Week of Meetings – Jean-François Part 2

Here’s the second instalment of Jean-Francois’ trip to Europe: What happened next Jean-Francois? After the 1st presentation I went back to my slides and worked on the presentation I had to do the day after.  This second presentation was done in a session I co-chaired with Dr.Claude Garcia (also from ETH-Zurich). In this session we…

A Week of Meetings – Jean-François

Jean-François recently spent a week in Europe attending various meetings and conferences. He not only presented and chaired a session there, he represented the Crowther Lab while doing so. We received a lot of updates throughout his time, but here is his account. I took the train from Zurich HB to Paris, which is about…

New Crowther Lab Team Member

Team Update We’ve welcomed another new member to the Crowther Lab – Tom Elliott. The reason he has his own dedicated blog is because he has a role with a twist. He is another non-scientist, but will have a huge effect on the future of the lab. While some people may be reading this wondering…

Tom’s Top Tips for…Writing a Paper

 Tom’s Top Tips for Writing a Paper   Writing papers is arguably the biggest stumbling blocks for academics. Many brilliant people never make it in academia because they were unable to effectively communicate their message in papers. The best academics are not necessarily the best scientists, but they are the ones who can deliver their…

Emily’s Work with Europe’s First Holistic Midwifery School

.Emily’s Work with De-a-Luz Oasis as a Lactation Consultant. The Beginning Emily got in touch with a Vanessa, a midwife who runs the Da-a-Luz Oasis in the Sierra Nevada mountains. The school is designed for aspiring midwives, or midwives who are planning on leaving their current jobs to work in more rustic settings. Emily met…