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Kim Reid's PhD blog - CLEX

Conferences in the time of COVID

This time last year Kim Reid was planning a Euro-adventure where she would attend a summer school in the Swiss Alps, attend EGU, visit Reading and the Met Office and explore some castles on the side. Now she and her supervisor joke that if case numbers stay low, Kim might be able to visit a university in the same city.

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What’s in a name?

Kim Reid describes everything you ever wanted to know about atmospheric rivers, and then some. Front, Warm Conveyor Belt, Atmospheric River, Tropical Moisture Exports and Flexible Tubes. Are these phrases describing different phenomenon or are they merely alternative names for same system?

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Enter the Plastisphere

Intergenerational equity was the theme of last weekend. On Friday I attended the Climate Strike in Melbourne. The crowd was massive as people of all ages and all walks of life gathered to tell the leaders of the world that we wanted real action on climate change.

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Music and Intelligence: not a Love Story

Kim Reid takes the release of a new Taylor Swift album as the jump-off point to explore the space in a Venn diagram where music, trash films unfalsifiable hypotheses and spurious correlations intersect.

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The six stages of a null result

It happens to us all, despite our best intentions, a hypothesis doesn’t pan out. Kim Reid outlines the six stages to acceptance and some important medication to help overcome the inevitable depression.

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