One of the many perks of being a PhD student is that it can take you out to some… Read more Conferencing in Japan: IGAC 2018
The last time I wrote, it was May. Seemingly, nothing significant has happened since then; I haven’t managed to publish… Read more On writing, panicking, and presenting my work.
Your playing small doesn’t serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking, so that other people won’t feel insecure… Read more How to unlearn ‘playing small’.
At the end of a recent meeting, my supervisor and I started nerding out about research and what it really… Read more On why I do what I do.
One of the most frustrating aspects of doing a PhD is that more often than not, no one else really… Read more Life’s frustrations!
It is once again that time of year when, after a solid few weeks of peace, university campus returns to… Read more Summer updates: trips and summer schools.
A lot has happened since I last wrote. It is now August (…AUGUST!?) and the department is eeriely quiet, now… Read more Perks of a PhD life: seeing the world!
I hate exams. Unqestionably, I am not the only student to hold this opinion. Exams have the power to make… Read more About keeping sane during exam season.
Title shamelessly stolen from a Matt Haig tweet, https://twitter.com/matthaig1/status/825863215003336704. I will not hide the blatant fact that I have been… Read more The only thing worse than 2016 is that it was followed by 1984.
It has been an odd few months for me. In terms of PhD life, it has been a challenge to… Read more New year, old me.