#5 Where are the nests?

Nest
By: Melindy Dirks · 12 February 2019
Category: Master thesis Melindy Dirks

Chaotic arrival of Robert This week, the last member of the Lined Seedeater team 2019 joined us: Robert! Together with Alexia, a Brazilian team member, and a personal driver from the university I was ‘escorted’ to the airport just in case something went wrong again with luggage and I had…

#3 Drowning in data

By: Melindy Dirks · 29 January 2019
Category: Master thesis Melindy Dirks

Blog #3 already; I cannot believe that two weeks have already passed by! Something is telling me that these three months will not last long. To be correct: two and a half months from now on. However, time is just an illusion and when I think of all the things…

#2 Getting started

Our office
By: Melindy Dirks · 22 January 2019
Category: Master thesis Melindy Dirks

No luggage The first day in Brazil could have started better. Due to the fact that KLM told me only to pick up my luggage in Belo Horizonte, I apparently passed the mandatory customs in São Paulo and my luggage was not permitted to enter Brazil. Here I stood in…

#1 On my way to Brazil

By: Melindy Dirks · 17 January 2019
Category: Master thesis Melindy Dirks

After months of preparation, the adventure will finally start today! I am on my way to Brazil for my master thesis! At the moment I am in the plane to São Paulo, Brazil, where I will take another plane to Belo Horizonte. In Belo Horizonte, the 6th biggest city in…