Tagged: plant science

I’m Totally an Animator Now…

I’ve been trying my hand at Adobe After Effects and Premiere recently, and this here video is but one example of a few I’ve been trying to churn out for various projects with The University of Queensland. This was a submission for my fellow PhD student Shelby Berg, for the 2015 QANTAS travel grant.


Soil Surgery

My bottle-o-nitrogen, wired up with the probes.

So, for those of you who don’t know, I’m currently working through my honours year in Plant Science at The University of Queensland. I’m a little over halfway through, and with a few months to go, I’m starting a new experimental series – looking for different forms of nitrogen in agricultural soils, using a neat system called microdialysis. These systems are generally used in fields of research unrelated to plants and soil – namely animal physiology and neuroscience (as demonstrated by the helpful instruction manual describing the process of inserting probes into rats). Instead of inserting probes into a rat’s brain,...