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Here are the slides from the presentation by Alastair Culham & Jonathan Mitchley at Enhancing Fieldwork Learning Showcase Event 2015: 7th – 8th September 2015, Isis Education Centre, Hyde Park, London
The expertly filmed and edited videos of the Reading Science Slam 2015 are now available to view online! Take a minute, or eight, to have a watch, learn something new, have fun, and comment:
One of the interesting ideas from student projects this academic year was to have our new RNG Herbarium twitter address, @RNGherb, printed on pencils. It’s been surprisingly popular. Does any other herbarium do this?
You have the oppotunity to take part in a paid project to develop a mapping app with students from Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, Typography and Systems Engineering. The placement is open to 1st and 2nd year students in SBS.
Yesterday on Taxacom a request for short sound files of scientists’ voices was made by Andy Mabbett, a Wikipedian from Birmingham. This request formed part of a project to add more sound files to Wikipedia. I happened to pick up … Continue reading
Thomas Kunze and I are currently attending the IST Africa 2013 meeting, Nairobi based in the Safari Park Hotel on the outskirts of the city. The meeting brings together more than 400 people from around Africa and Europe who have … Continue reading
OK, you’ve found the grating and the secret code so now it’s time to think more about water, and it’s role in the life Hyde Park. Sheep were grazed in Hyde Park in the 1920s and 1930s. Use a GPS … Continue reading
You’ve found the iron sheep trough and the water pump. Now it’s time to find some hidden water. Under one of the Hyde Park buildings is a Victorian reservoir. Nothing is visible at ground level except a rise in the … Continue reading
Those attending the #efl2015 meeting at the Isis Centre in Hyde Park have been set the challenge of a scavenger hunt. Our group – Cath White, Richard Bevan and Alastair Culham have themed our hunt around water in the park. … Continue reading