Field update from the Tambopata Reserve, Peru

A Toppin’s titi monkey (Plecturocebus toppini) at Posada Amazonas Lucy Millington shares a blog about her research around the factors that influence Neotropical primate community composition and abundance across landscape mosaics. Research Background: I study primate conservation ecology in…

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Zero Zone vs Zero Degree 

Tamur was supported by the Manchester Met Doctoral College Conference Support Award to attend and present at a recent conference. Here he shares the experience. If you would like to apply to the Conference Support Award, the next deadline…

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My Journey: Foundation Year to PhD 

This is my very first blog, but I’m sure won’t be the last, so I hope you enjoy reading! I graduated in Biomedical Science here at Manchester Metropolitan University in 2023, where I first did a foundation year and…

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Being a Neurotypical Researcher in Neurodiversity Research 

For World Autism Awareness Day (Tuesday 2 April), Alex shares a blog about her experience as a Neurotypical researcher in Autism research and how she attempts to navigate the complexities of this space. I’ve been invited to write this…

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The Poetics of ‘Home’: Critical-Creative Approaches to the Representation of ‘Home’ in Poetry 

In celebration of World Poetry Day (Thursday 21 March), James shares a blog about his research into the representation of ‘home’ in poetry.   Home is a name, a word, it is a strong one; stronger than magician ever…

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What Does Eco-Poetry Look Like When You Can’t Get Out of Bed? 

In celebration of World Poetry Day on Thursday 21 March, Anna shares a blog about her research and writing, focused on eco-poetry and mental health. The title of this blog is also the title of the poetry collection which…

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World Poetry Day: Poetry Communicating Across Gender Boundaries 

World Poetry Day is celebrated on 21 March every year. It was founded by UNESCO in 1999, to promote poetry as a way to support linguistic diversity, and communication across borders.   Practiced throughout history – in every culture and…

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The Portrayal of Women in Algerian News Media on International Women’s Day 

As part of the university’s celebration of International Women’s Day, I would like to take the opportunity to share my research topic which is concerned with the portrayal of women in Algerian news media.   Research Aims and Motivations   My…

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Informing Solidarity to Inspire Inclusion   

From breaking barriers to shattering stereotypes, women have been at the forefront of change. This year’s theme for International Women’s Day, “inspire inclusion,” urges us to actively and relentlessly appreciate and value our achievements to forge a better world…

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Muslim Women’s Voices: Resistance ‘Til the End   

To mark International Women’s Day on Friday 8 March and the 2024 theme of ‘Inspiring Inclusion’, Amal Mazouz shares reflections from her doctoral research, focusing on Muslim women’s representation and breaking stereotypes.  My research focuses on the representation of…

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