A question whose answer plagues my very existence…: “NOT ME”. But even though some very lovely people in my life… Read more What makes a “good researcher”?
Honestly? I’m struggling. There’s a reason I haven’t published a post for months. Oh, but I have been writing. There are… Read more Leaps and tumbles
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.