Preparing for Fieldwork

mining townTRI is committed to ensuring that its Fellows feel safe and supported while they are engaged in fieldwork overseas. The following are some recommended resources that should be helpful for both seasoned and inexperienced travelers.

Note: You must be logged into the Yale Library system (or a similar system) to access some of these documents.

Field Sites

The UK’s Royal Geographical Society maintains the World Register of Field Centres, a database of >700 field centres and facilities that welcome international researchers.

All-Purpose Travel

  • Yale International Toolkit - Central source for information about travel alerts, health and safety, registering travel with Yale, logistical support, and country-specific planning



Cross-Cultural Issues