PhD


Rambles from a Roadtrip

Posted on 13 February 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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It’s actually a bit like Aberavon…

Posted on 20 January 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 https://shenzhenigans.wordpress.com/ 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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An Adventure in International Collaboration

Posted on 16 January 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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Sun, Sand and Studying: a PhD about Surfing

Posted on 6 January 2017 by Lyndsey Stoodley

This blog is going to document the trials, tribulations and travels that I encounter as I work towards a PhD on surfing as a social movement.  Yes, surfing. But it’s not going to be all sunsets, salty eyes and stereotypes. My project is titled “The World Surfing Reserves Phenomenon: Evaluating protection and practise in the littoral zone”,
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