It really wasn’t all that long ago when the four of us, and a few others besides, were sat around in a friend’s room, trying to decide where we all wanted to go for our upcoming geological mapping projects. A few ideas were suggested and discarded, concerns raised, etc., but eventually Izzy, Camille, Jo and… Continue reading Reaching Out
Our term has come to an end, so I thought I’d give you a quick update on what we’ve been up to in the last few weeks. Our crowdfunding campaign has had a good start, we are now almost a quarter of the way to our minimum. Thank you to everyone who has donated so… Continue reading End of Term Update
How is our funding going? Are we on our way to getting enough money to make our expedition happen? Here is an update... So, we are delighted to announce we have had an £1000 travel grant from University College, Oxford and a £200 award from AlpKit to go towards equipment for the expedition. And two… Continue reading Funding Update (crowd funding excitement)
It was for the first application we sent in; our application was still rough around the edges so we thought we might be rejected straight out. But then the email came...we had been invited to interview in front of a panel to justify why our project was better than the others applying. We had a… Continue reading An interview to remember
'Should I talk about trying to find funding on the blog?' It was a question I had to pose to my team mates at our latest meeting. No one jumped up to answer me. It's the part of the trip that's most uncertain, that we have the least answers to. How can we talk about… Continue reading Putting the Fun in Funding
If you had 6 weeks in summer and the chance to anywhere in the world with good geology where would you go? This was the question we found ourselves faced with. With so many possibilities it seemed like we would never reach an answer.
Hi, We are a group of 4 women in our 2nd year of studying Earth Science at Oxford University. Our names are Izzy, Camille, Tamsin and Jo. For our course we have to make a geological map an area of 30 square kilometres between the 4 of us. Excitingly we get to choose anywhere in… Continue reading Who are we and what is this blog about?