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Beautiful Beautiful Noosa

Fieldwork, PhD, Positionality, Travel

Rambles from a Roadtrip

Posted on February 13, 2017 by Lyndsey Stoodley

Spiders, backpacks and their unexpected link to researcher positionality. Usually when I go away and start a blog, I write and write for the first few days and then life kicks in, friends appear and the words become fewer and farther between. Staying true to form, a lot has happened since I last posted on
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Surfers Paradise

Collaboration, PhD, Travel

It’s actually a bit like Aberavon…

Posted on January 20, 2017 by Lyndsey Stoodley

  After a couple of days having China reminding me how much tougher it is than me (we’ll save those stories for another day, or you can check out for a glimpse of my time there in 2013), I arrived exhausted in Australia.  I don’t seem to be content with making things easy for
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Collaboration, Fieldwork, human geography, PhD, Travel, World Surfing Reserves

An Adventure in International Collaboration

Posted on January 16, 2017 by Lyndsey Stoodley

The big research trip begins. A few months ago, before I started my PhD, my supervisor made me aware of a funding opportunity and set me a task of doing some research, sending some emails and then together we submitted an application to Cardiff University’s International Collaboration Seedcorn Fund.  The plan was ambitious, a little
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Survey Front Page

human geography, PhD, Survey, Uncategorized, World Surfing Reserves

Have your say and make my day; I’ve set up a surf survey!

Posted on by Lyndsey Stoodley

  In order to get a wider range of information I have developed a short survey for anyone who is interested in any type of surfing to voice their opinion and help inform this study. There are 32 questions but a lot of these are tick boxes, and they are all surf related so it
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