Introduction to linear mixed models

This is a workshop I was asked to write and teach for the Coding Club. It is aimed at people new to mixed modeling and as such it doesn’t cover all the nuances of mixed models, but hopefully serves as a starting point when it comes both to the concepts... [Read More]

Fieldwork Tips: Go paperless! Or not

This post is part of a Fieldwork Tips series. Laptops, tablets, phones, e-readers… We are surrounded by technology and it is now possible to be paperless (to various extend, depending on your circumstances). There are more and more apps aiding with data collection and collation in the field too. Apps... [Read More]

GWU: mid February

My talk abstract was accepted for ESEB 2017! Yay! Get ready for some superb fairy-wrens bizarreness :] What have I been up to over the past few weeks? The main focus of the past few weeks was on the content of the first PhD manuscript/chapter. This involved a bit of... [Read More]

Fieldwork Tips: Dress for Success! Part 2

This post is part of a Fieldwork Tips series. Check out also Dress for Success! Part 1, which covers materials and layering system. Short vs Long Boots Rain gear Hats Sun protection So… What do I wear? Short vs Long No matter how hot I tend to wear long trousers.... [Read More]

Fieldwork Tips: Dress for Success! Part 1

This post is part of a Fieldwork Tips series. Check out also Dress for Success! Part 2 for some extra info. It’s a fairly technical one, so the gist is below. I still come across students coming to do fieldwork on the shore wearing jeans and ankle-high wellies or even... [Read More]