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Trials and tribulations of recording lectures – what’s (not) worked

In these COVID times, I've been required to do all my lecturing online. LJMU have continued to give practicals face-to-face, but the lectures are being delivered via the internet. In almost all cases so far, I've given live lectures over Zoom, and this has worked really well. Not only have the lectures been delivered smoothly... Continue Reading →

PhDs on offer with competitive funding

The LJMU Scholarship scheme has opened once again. PhD's on offer: Biomechanical function of the metatarsals in digitigrade animals.Using computer generated social stimuli to examine the behavioural, hormonal, and neural responses to agonistic signals in a highly social fishMolecular and 3D morphological analysis of fossilised parasitesParticle Physics for Manufacturing Unlike previous years where students applied... Continue Reading →

Photogrammetry Testing: 3DF Zephyr 5.0

I’ve covered 3DF Zephyr before, both the free version, and the professional version.  Today 3D Flow released version 5.0, which claims significant speed ups and quality improvements, so I thought I’d run my standard dataset through it. I'm using the 14 day trial version of Lite. The free version is still available but limited to... Continue Reading →

Moving from Endnote to Zotero

A running theme of this blog (and my work in general) is in using freely available software when I can. There's multiple reasons for this; the main and most obvious being saving money. But there are other reasons too - losing access when changing institutions (or when licensing changes and something becomes unaffordable) is a... Continue Reading →

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