A great opportunity to combine science and culture


Konstantinos Anestis, MixITiN’s ESR1, reports from the town of San Sebastián in the Basque Country. February 2019 Last January I travelled to Pasaia, a small town close to San Sebastián in Spain. The purpose of…

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Mingling in a Microworld


Notes by MixITiN’s ESR 11, Lisa Schneider January 2019 For nine months now, I have been mingling in a world that is invisible to the naked eye. I have a background in physical oceanography/hydraulic engineering…

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The stars of Villefranche-Sur-Mer


Joost Mansour and Andreas Norlin, MixITiN ESRs, report from the French Riviera November 2018 After weeks of drafting up experiments and planning for all possibilities, we found ourselves on the brink of autumn when the…

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From the sea along the coast of Belgium to the molecular laboratories in Germany


Jon Lapeyra, MixITiN’s ESR10, reports from RV Simon Stevin October 2018 Running away from the European capital of Brussels, on an early morning in summer we arrive at the port of Oostende. Fresh air! The…

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Plant or Animal? Why Not Both!


Filomena Romano, MixITiN’s ESR5, took the mixotroph paradigm to the 2018 MSCA Researcher’s night celebrations at Crete. September 2018 The Hellenic Center for the Marine Research (HCMR), Crete I attended the MSCA Researcher’s night at…

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Gaining fresh perspectives at Deltares


MixITiN ESRs Anna Anschütz, Maira Maselli and Claudia Traboni report from Delft July 2018 Deltares is located close to the beautiful historic Dutch town of Delft, origin of the prized Delft blue pottery and home…

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