JasmineJan 14, 20214 minThe necessary year of ‘No’Burn out. It’s a relatively new word for an age-old problem. Apparently, burn-out was introduced in the 1970s and described as “the...

JasmineMay 24, 20203 minMaking Raspberry Pi in the NoIR - Part IX - field testingNot sure what this blog is about? Go back to Part I to find out. From here, I am assuming that you have a newly constructed Raspberry Pi...

JasmineMay 24, 20202 minMaking Raspberry Pi in the NoIR - Part VIII - make the housingIf you don't know what this blog is about, go back to Part I to find out. By now you have a fully functioning camera unit. You have...

JasmineMay 20, 20202 minRaspberry Pi in the NoIR - Part VII - control the lightsIf you don't know what this blog is about, go back to Part I to find out. You are almost finished. Let's recap. You formatted the SD...

JasmineMay 20, 20202 minRaspberry Pi in the NoIR - Part VI - go wirelessIf you don't know what this blog is about, go to Part I to find out. For those that do know, here's where we are at. You have formatted...

JasmineMay 19, 20202 minRaspberry Pi in the NoIR - Part V - test the OSIf you don't know what this blog is about, go to Part I to find out. So, you have reformatted the SD, assembled the Pi and the lights to...

JasmineMay 19, 20204 minMaking Raspberry Pi in the NoIR - Part IV - assemble IR lightsIf you don't know what this post is about, go back to Part I to find out. By now you should have formatted the SD card and built your...

JasmineMay 19, 20202 minRaspberry Pi in the NoIR - Part III - assemble unitsIf you aren't sure what this post is about, go back to Part I to find out. Alright, you have formatted the SD cards, now to assemble the...

JasmineMay 19, 20202 minRaspberry Pi in the NoIR - Part II - format SD cardsIf you aren't sure what this post is about, go back to Part I to find out. First thing, I am using a mac which has in-built Terminal...

JasmineMay 19, 20203 minMaking Raspberry Pi in the NoIR - Part IA few months ago I started looking into options for recording insect activity around flowers. It sounds simple enough. It really isn't....

JasmineMay 13, 20202 minA (growing) list of funding opportunitiesLast updated 13th May, 2020 If you are like me, you probably struggle to remember to get dressed in the morning let alone remember a long...

JasmineApr 7, 20204 minCOVID vs tenureI suspect this thought is entering people's minds. If 'life' is shutting down, classes transitioned and field seasons uncertain, or just...

Jasmine JanesOct 30, 20192 minAn update on Echo's separation anxietyJust over two months ago, I wrote about Echo's separation anxiety. Well, we have been sticking with it and here is an update. How much...

Jasmine JanesAug 18, 20196 minLife with a separation anxiety dogI absolutely love dogs. Always have. I used to sit with my grandfather's boxers and read them stories and share my treats with them. They...

Jasmine JanesAug 12, 20194 minProf or hobo: fieldwork failsLike many, I have done my share of fieldwork over the years. I've sampled in both hemispheres. I've been in big groups, small groups and...

Jasmine JanesJun 20, 20196 minApplying for Genome Canada funding: what to expectGenome Canada funding is pretty amazing. While I am not sure exactly how much money they make available each year, I think it is safe to...

Jasmine JanesApr 19, 20194 minThe first academic year: highlights & lowlightsYaaaaayyyyy.... I made it.... right?? There's a funny thing about the first academic year. You aspire to it - for many, this is what they...

Jasmine JanesApr 8, 20193 minHelpful apps and websites for lecturesAh lectures. Prepping, delivering, tweaking, delivering again. This idea that you can just make a series of lectures and use them for...

Jasmine JanesFeb 11, 20194 minWhat made you pursue a career in biology?I have been asked this question many times. Friends, family, strangers, hiring committees, students... many people are interested in...

Jasmine JanesDec 4, 20182 minIf we get rid of 'PhD student' titles, should we scrap others too?Should we stop using the title of PhD student? This was a blog topic covered recently. The blog raised some good points, but the take...