Amanda Franklin

Amanda Franklin

Boston, MA

University of Melbourne, Australia BSc, 2008 University of Melbourne, Australia MSc, 2011 Tufts University, USA, PhD, Present

PhD Student, Tufts University


Published on Sep 21, 2016

Short Article

Hi again everyone.  Just in case you are interested, I thought I'd let you know that I wrote a short article in The Global Scientist. The Global Scientist is an online magazine with articles writte...

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Published on Apr 01, 2015

Data Collected, Time to Publish!

After what feels like a long time, I have finally collected and analysed all my data for this research project. Most of the video data was collected through a three week field trip to Belize last y...

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Published on Jun 16, 2014


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Published on Jun 12, 2014

I'm back!

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Published on Oct 14, 2013

EEeeee! I'm so excited!

I can't wait to get back and share some videos that I took today! At the end of the day I had some spare time and decided to have a look at the 5 giant mantis shrimp in the shallow waters (Lysiosq...

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Published on Oct 13, 2013

Day 4 (also delayed, sorry!) - Successful Danger day!

I’m going to call today “Successful Danger Day!”. It started off with a little box jellyfish scare. I went into the water to put on my booties and there it was in the shallows. Needless to say I ...

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Published on Oct 13, 2013

Day 3 (delayed, internet didn't work!)

Today I was super excited because I found a Pseudosquilla ciliata. I’ve only seen two here on past trips and none as pretty as this one. It is also known as the checkerboard shrimp (because its e...

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Published on Oct 10, 2013

A great start!

I don’t want to jinx anything for the rest of the week, but today’s gone really well. We started off with a snorkel to search for mantis shrimp. I didn’t see as many as I usually do, but we did com...

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