Like many, I develop work in a closed environment. But when a project is nearing completion I want to release it into the wild. My research needs to be supported by available code,… Continue reading
I was at the EdinbR talk this week by the RStudio community lead – Curtis Kephart. It was really interesting, but I disagree with his suggestion to point and click different parameters when… Continue reading
Use R to present findings from likert questions in surveys.
Newly published postcode open data!
I’m nearly 12 months late writing this post. I think it must have slipped my mind! The primary dataset for my PhD was the snow survey of Great Britain. You can read more… Continue reading
My PhD has been a long road, but there’s only one hurdle left: submitting a hard bound copy of my thesis. I got word today that my thesis corrections have been accepted. In… Continue reading
Every now and then we have to play with others. It doesn’t seem to matter how often our parents told us to share, we can still find it difficult. I’m spending a lot… Continue reading
At Edinburgh University our PhD viva exams are behind closed doors, but we’re encouraged to present our work before the viva to help us to prepare. I gave my pre-viva talk today, in… Continue reading
In Autumn 2014 I gave a talk at the British Hydrological Society (BHS) Symposium. I spoke about the relationship between Scottish snow and the North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO). Following these symposia, the BHS… Continue reading
On the 29th January 2016 I submitted my PhD thesis for examination. This is the first step towards being awarded a doctorate, the next is for my thesis to be examined. At the… Continue reading