On Analysis and Being Scared

I just met with my Thesis Director for the first time since returning to school and he quelled some of my fears related to analysis.  He reassured me that feeling frightened bodes well.  If the data seems vast and difficult to navigate then this signifies that one has most likely amassed enough data to create a substantive report.  Even though it felt nice to hear these warm words, the task before me still seems daunting because of its extraordinary nature.

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Honor Thesis

With the semester underway, the research is now officially dubbed as honor thesis project instead of summer research project! What does that mean? Well, the following!

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Stateside once more-

Well, I’m back in the US and much sadder for it – I already miss Uganda and the forest immensely! On my last day in the forest, the chimps started pant-hooting as soon as I got up to leave for the last time. It was an incredible goodbye.

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A Research Afterthought, Moving Forward

I really enjoyed my research project this summer and am very grateful to have had the opportunity to conduct both domestic and international research on my topic. Big thanks to the Charles Center and to everyone who supports the Charles Center.

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Conservation Education

I simply cannot believe that it’s almost August, and therefore almost time to head back to the US! I only have two weeks left in the forest, which just seems impossible. From here on out, things are going to be SO busy – in fact, they already are!

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