Marinebiologists from MixITiN adventuring in the Red Sea


6 February 2020 Being an ESR in an international project gives us the opportunity to meet people we would probably not have met otherwise. In MixITiN we ESRs have built a good relationship among us,…

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Enjoying the little things


Maira Maselli, MixITiN ESR7, finding balance in life through the study of kleptoplastidic mixoplankton December 2019 Studying GNCM helps me understand why biology is defined as a discipline; understanding a discipline only comes with practice….

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Finding poetry in mixoplankton with the help of Shakespeare


Anna-Adriana Anschütz, ESR8, ponders about mixoplankton, Hamlet and Helsingør November 2019 A year has passed since the last time I visited Helsingør, Denmark. That time, I met up with the other MixITiN ESRs to learn…

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The Computer-Biologist


Notes from ESR 6, Andreas Norlin.October 2019 Being a biologist can mean many things. For me, when I started studying biology, it meant that I would be able to study the natural world and hopefully…

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Sailing on familiar yet unknown waters


Joost Mansour and Andreas Norlin report from on board RV Thalassa their experiences on ship. Giving everyone some insights on shipboard research and live away from land.

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Art & Maths in Modelling Plankton


Claudia Traboni, MixITiN’s ESR9, reports on her secondment at Swansea University Short but sWEeT I feel very happy to have tasted a small bite of the Welsh life in Swansea. While I was there for my…

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It is time to put everything in the right box!


Guilherme Ferreira, MixITiN’s ESR3, reporting from Helsingør, Denmark about his adventures in Crete May 2019 When was the last time that you ever felt that you did not know how to read? Probably some years…

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Computer games and Prymnesium parvum?!


Nikola Medić, MixITiN ESR 2, reports from Swansea, UK March 2019 In February 2019, I left my cultures and laboratory equipment at the Københavns Universitet Marine Biological Section in Helsingør (Denmark) and travelled from one…

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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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