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March 19, 2019

8 long months after the excitement of handing in my thesis I am finally allowed to call myself Dr Martin! You see, what they don't tell you about a PhD is that after all the hype and excitement from handing in dies down, and you've finished partying/celebrating, there'...

August 2, 2018

On the 13th of July I officially handed in my PhD thesis!

After a false start the day before with no-one in the office to accept my thesis publication, I finally managed to find someone to take it off my hands on the Friday. 

With a small group of colleagues and friends...

March 7, 2018

It was a bitter sweet day on Friday. We said farewell to our friend and colleague Alicia after 5 years as she returned to Chile to start her career as an Antarctic marine mammal researcher - how cool is that!?! She will be dearly missed in our lab but we are so happy f...

October 30, 2017

The world tour finally came to an end in Omaha, Nebraska at the 4th International Symposium on Acoustic Communication by Animals. This was the conference I'd been most looking forward to in the world tour. So many of the people I looked up to in the bioacoustics world...

August 22, 2017

After one blissful week in my own bed, it was time for the third leg of my big world tour, which saw me in Perth for the 12th International Mammalogical Congress. Not quite as big as the Evolution conference, but still overwhelming in its size, but this time I had my e...

August 2, 2017

The second stop on my world tour for science was the Evolution conference in Portland, Oregon. This conference was so much bigger than the Animal Behaviour one, and it was slightly overwhelming as a solo traveller, and one of the few Australians there to boot. Neverthe...

August 1, 2017

Attending four conferences in a matter of 6 weeks in three countries is not a task to be undertaken lightly. But it does make for an extraordinary adventure. So I thought I'd document some of the amazing things I got to experience both academically and personally on my...

March 19, 2017

Back in January I got the most amazing opportunity to help volunteer with wild Tasmanian Devil monitoring in North West Tasmania. Thanks to Channing at The Carnivore Conservancy I got the chance to witness these amazing animals up close and personal in their natural ha...

March 9, 2017

I was very proud and thankful last Friday when I was honoured with the prize for Outstanding Evolution and Ecology Student Paper for 2016 from my centre at the university. When you've put so much time, love, sweat, tears and screams into something, it's always a wonder...

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