QUATA: Week 15

QUATA: Week 15

The week started with a trip to Frankfurt am Main. Our first destination was the Senckenberg Museum, where we organized a private tour with a marine geologist as a guide. That the guided tour could be realized in such a short time (usually a tour must be announced two...
Team Spring – Week 13 & 14

Team Spring – Week 13 & 14

Due to our Midway Presentation, we took a weekโ€™s hiatus to focus – so weโ€™re catching up on 2 weeksโ€™ updates! Earlier in the month, we attended the first ever Port Phillip Bay Nurdle Hunt organised by Organisation Clean Sweep which aims to keep plastic nurdles...
Week 12

Week 12

This week we spent time thing about the direction that our project is heading to and wear the root of our issue is resulting from. We were joined in our weekly meeting by John Cronin, a Senior Fellow at Pace University, whoโ€™s passion and knowledge of the Hudson river...
Team Spring – Week 12

Team Spring – Week 12

Firstly, Happy Lunar New Year to those who celebrate! We just welcomed the Year of the Pig in 2019, meaning that part of our week was spent pigging out! Happy Lunar New Year to all! Two out of three of team Spring embraced the animal of the year by pigging out during...
Team Spring – Week 11

Team Spring – Week 11

This week we looked at microplastics and tried to focus in on the root of the problem by using a tool called a Problem Tree. We focused more on the causes since we are quite familiar with the effects of plastic pollution. This helped us narrow down the area we want to...