A journey across a world in lockdown

1 June 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic meant an unexpected journey from France to New Zealand. This is a short video of the trip.

A proposal for a new bird band exchange format

11 December 2019

The New Zealand Bird Band Text Exchange Format is a proposed format for simplifying bird band information exchange.

My academic journey (so far)

13 August 2019

My academic journey so far has been a bit of an adventure—this profile was written for Royal Society Te Apārangi's student alumni profiles.

What powers the Kea Database?

23 June 2019

The Kea Database uses many different services and technologies—here's some insight on how it all works.

Historical anecdotes from the University of Canterbury

6 June 2018

More than 140 years of history has resulted in many good stories from the University of Canterbury. These are some of them.

Community conservation data in New Zealand

3 February 2018

What do New Zealand community conservation groups do with data? This research seeks to understand data practices, and suggest improvements.

Citizen science for biodiversity monitoring in New Zealand

3 September 2017

Citizen science, the collaborative collection of scientific data by the general public, is an increasingly relevant field in an age of…

The Kea Database: a new citizen science project

3 August 2017

The Kea Database is the first citizen science project of its kind in NZ, allowing people to look up individual birds and record sightings.

Life with my eBike

9 May 2017

eBikes have a number of advantages over cars, bikes, buses and mopeds. This is my experience of using one for just over a year!

The height of New Zealand towns

1 December 2016

Ever wondered what the highest towns in NZ were? Here's the top 10, and the methodology used to find them.

Grow your own soy milk

30 June 2014

In 2013/2014 I tried growing my own soy plants in order to make my own soy milk. This is the process from soil to soy milk.

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