As part of her PhD at Bangor University Rachel Dolan is understanding how people interact with nature in Wales. I asked her to tell me about how she has used smartphones to benefit her data collection. People benefit from spending time outside in natural spaces and connecting with nature (read more here). The non-material benefits … Continue reading Using smartphones to understand how we interact with nature
As part of my PhD in Conservation Science at the University of Bangor, I looked into the effects of Community Based Conservation projects in Madagascar. The group were reintroducing the Madagascar Pochard that scientists had thought extinct in the 1990s (read the story here). I wanted to conduct household surveys, before and after the community … Continue reading Smartphone data collection- can it work offline?
After months of preparation Dr. Simon Willcock and I touched down in early January in Phnom Penh to begin the first of two 2-day long workshops in Cambodia and India over the following week. We had won some money from Bangor University’s Global Challenges Research Fund (Capacity and Capability grant) to put on workshops to … Continue reading ODK Training in Cambodia and India