• The impact of selfies in Hong Kong

    Selfies - they are seemingly everywhere in modern societies. You only have to go to a tourist hotspot or a concert to find yourself battling through the millions of arms (or worse - selfie sticks)...
    Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
  • Biodiversity and Culture

    This is a proud sister post :-) One of my brothers is studying his PhD and in amongst his regular research, he recently co-published a paper on how culture impacts levels of biodiversity conservation spending. ...
    Monday, October 24th, 2016
  • Voluntourism Part 5: The economics of voluntourism

    Like most opportunities in the world, voluntourism does involve money. Today's post explores some of the effects money has on the participants and on the communities/receivers. Heads up - it's a long one! :-) $$$...
    Sunday, April 26th, 2015
  • It's all in the eyes…

    There is a fascination in society at the moment with crime fiction tv shows-particularly those involving forensic science (NCIS, CSI, Law & Order, The Mentalist...just to name a few). There is something about unravelling a...
    Sunday, November 2nd, 2014