The Joy of Being Wrong........
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The Joy of Being Wrong........

Each year the Faculty of Science hold the Women in Science Annual Lecture. Previous speakers have included Dame Jocelyn Bell-Burnell, who gave a talk on her discovery of pulsars, scientific career, and experience as a woman in science. In fact, Dame Jocelyn was one of the people behind the Athena SWAN charter, which has been…
Voyages d’une Parisienne au Népal (PhD student research in Nepal)
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Voyages d’une Parisienne au Népal (PhD student research in Nepal)

I was an undergraduate and later an MA student in the Department of Archaeology here in Durham and, after an interval of a few years in Paris, I am now back as a PhD student. One of the (many) reasons why I have kept coming back to Durham is the opportunities that I have been given here to get involved in a variety of projects…
Winter in Latvia
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Winter in Latvia

I want to tell you a bit about winter in my home city Riga which is the capital of Latvia. In Latvia we usually have all four seasons: hot summer, beautiful autumn, cold winter and very nice spring. During winter it is normally snowing and it may become -25 degrees. This year the coldest temperature I met was -26 which was…