Teaching ecology in China

As part of my teaching, I offer so-called ‘projects’ to students that are interested in the work I do. Projects are basically semester-long student projects that can be part of longer-term research, or can be something tailor-made for the students. The idea is that students get to think about a subject, formulate hypotheses or researchContinue reading “Teaching ecology in China”

Intensity (only good stuff)

What an intense four days I’ve had. I’ve done so many things in the past couple of days, that I could (and perhaps should) sit back and take a holiday. I have worked only four days since my last. It’s about time for another. Too bad I planned a couple of student meetings tomorrow –Continue reading “Intensity (only good stuff)”

Gift advice from Hugh Jackman

Since a couple of months I have started (again) listening to podcasts. I used to do this a lot, especially before my boy was born. Before then, I often listened while driving, especially while driving alone. Podcasts also accompanied me on walks, during the more braindead parts of my job (watering plants, weighing biomass, etc.Continue reading “Gift advice from Hugh Jackman”