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“Jumping in” to surf photography as a research method

“Jumping in” to surf photography as a research method

Posted on 29 April 2022 by Tirion Jenkins

Donning the neoprene Without plunging too deeply into the theoretical reasoning as to why, on a chilly Spring morning, I find myself clad head to toe in neoprene, clutching a weighty […]

‘Insider’ or Outsider’? Dealing with imposter syndrome when starting a PhD

‘Insider’ or Outsider’? Dealing with imposter syndrome when starting a PhD

Posted on 9 January 2022 by Tirion Jenkins

From MSc to PhD I've spent the past few months transitioning from an MSc to a PhD and coming to terms with the daunting tasks stretched before me over the […]

More than Dolphin Geographies

Posted on 4 December 2019 by Lyndsey Stoodley

Lets go to the beach? yeah cool, meet you in the middle. Photo: Drew Stoodley At Mission Beach last week I watched a pod of around 10 dolphins play in […]

Dana Point Paddle and Ponder

Posted on 9 September 2019 by Lyndsey Stoodley

Last week I was taken on a mini paddle board expedition. When we arrived at the beach at around 7pm on Labor Day, a late August public holiday, the area […]

Surfing Beyond Clichés Event

Surfing Beyond Clichés Event

Posted on 12 July 2018 by Lyndsey Stoodley

The School of Geography and Planning hosted an impact and engagment event last week, which welcomed esteemed international Professors Krista Comer (Rice University, USA) and Belinda Wheaton (University of Waikato, […]

International Collaboration: Phase 2

International Collaboration: Phase 2

Posted on 13 September 2017 by Lyndsey Stoodley

I'm in California! Phase two of our international collaboration scoping trip is now in full swing. After a quick tour of Hollywood, a stroll along Venice Beach and a few […]

Rambles from a Roadtrip

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 […]

It’s actually a bit like Aberavon…

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/ […]

An Adventure in International Collaboration

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 […]

An early jaunt into the (watery) field.

An early jaunt into the (watery) field.

Posted on 6 January 2017 by Lyndsey Stoodley

A couple of weeks before I enrolled officially I thought it would be a good idea to go on a surf holiday in order to get back into both surfing […]