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Updates

I have not been keeping this website up to date but I promise to be better in the future. The past ten months have been busy, I am still at the University but I changed research projects and have some … Continue reading

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Canterbury A&P Show 2011

Today is the first day of the Canterbury A&P Show. I will be working at the University of Canterbury, School of Forestry table all week so stop by and say hello. We are in the Trade Pavilion.  

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My First Prezi

Prezi is a presentation software that was launched in 2009. I first heard about it during a TED talk by Chris Anderson and wanted to try it for a presentation. The problem was choosing the audience. It was a risk to … Continue reading

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PhD in 3

The University of Canterbury has a contest for postgraduate students called “PhD in 3″ that challenges students to describe their research to a non-technical audience in three minutes using just one slide. Being able to quickly discuss your research with … Continue reading

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Teaching in a Tent

The world has already heard about the second large earthquake in Christchurch on 22 February. This one was worse than the first one in September. There are plenty of photos and videos on the internet so I won’t share too … Continue reading

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Developing a Teaching Style

One of the interesting things about being a postgraduate student is that I get asked to help out in a variety of different classes. Occasionally a professor just needs someone to supervise an exam but usually they need help leading … Continue reading

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Canterbury A&P Show

I just returned from a day at the Canterbury A&P show. The show has over 600 trade exhibitors and around 7000 livestock entries. They get approximately 100,000 visitors every year. I volunteered at the School of Forestry table. It was … Continue reading

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One Problem with Monopolies

While trying to wrap a birthday present this morning I noticed we were out of scotch tape. I figured it was not a problem as I could just pick up a roll at the campus bookstore. This is what I … Continue reading

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