Here goes the first post of 2019. When I first started this blog, some years ago, I had no vision… Read more A post about my actual PhD work? No way!
So, here is the deal: Bank of England are still taking nominations from the public for the new £50 bank… Read more Why Lovelace rightfully deserves a place on the £50 banknote.
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.