This year has been a busy one! I completed my second year of university and managed to get a first class average! Spent 6 weeks in Thailand over the summer. Started a full-time placement at Cardiff University Otter Project (http://www.otterproject.cf.ac.uk/), a brilliant research group that uses the tissues from otters found dead on roads in the UK to investigate contaminants, diseases and a whole host of other useful stuff! I'm going to start my own research project into Toxoplasma gondii detection and typing in otters in the New Year, and if I'm really lucky, may even get my first scientific publication for it!
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