Category Archives: The research

#scienceisalso

#scienceisalso a campfire to make a hot cup of soup after a long and cold day in the Norwegian mountains. With this hashtag (in Dutch, though, #wetenschapisook), I will be posting all week on the Instagram-account from EOS, our local … Continue reading

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Learning

A PhD is a lot about learning. Although I am ‘really’ working for ‘real’ money; and I feel (and act) like a scientist, there is the ‘student’ part in PhD-student that should never be neglected. Although I am not truly a … Continue reading

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Chilling

For the next year, I will have four master thesis students joining in on my projects, so I will definitely be chilling day in day out (and this cute cat is happy to teach me how to do that). No, I am … Continue reading

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Reflections

We are December. The end of the year. My PhD has officially seen two years and three months, a bit less than three more years to go. I am truly in the middle of it all, and I am enjoying every … Continue reading

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Back to France

January will bring a short scientific mission to France, the ever beautiful country of old cities and amazing culture, and recently taking a prominent spot in global news. I will head to Amiens, in the north of the country, where … Continue reading

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Database needs adventurers

Climate change is a global issue, and its effect will be felt on every square centimeter of this earth, that issue is more or less cleared in the scientific community. The changing climate might not have as much impact everywhere and … Continue reading

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Invasive plants reaching new elevations

With humans traveling and occupying the world more intensively every day, invasions by nonnative plant species are becoming an omnipresent pattern. People transport countless plant seeds as they travel that might, or might not, establish and disrupt local ecosystems. Until … Continue reading

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