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Science Communication: Community Based Research

May 28, 2018 — This is the audio of a lecture I gave to a graduate class in Community Outreach and Media Relations in the Sciences. It was recorded using my bluetooth microphone, so the audio quality is not as great as it could be.  A PDF of the class slides (with most photos removed) can be accessed here.

During the class, I conducted a simulated data collection exercise wherein a hat was passed around and students were asked to write questions on pieces of paper. Here are the ones that were legible:


P.S. we have armpit hair because it’s a scent trap.

Doing Development Work in Guyana


On July 9, 2014, I gave a guest lecture to the University of Ottawa class of Dr Sonia Gulati called, “Special topics in Development studies” (DVM3120).  A PDF of most of the slides I presented are here. Continue reading Doing Development Work in Guyana