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Favourites; Blackhead Popper!

In another life I think that I would have really enjoyed being a dermatologist. Specifically a professional pimple popper. But as I have already outstayed my welcome as a student, rather than 6 more years study, I get my kicks from popping my own pimples. You can purchase blackhead poppers from any basic beauty store, and they are the best […]

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Assumptions about me…

A few weeks ago, I set up a question poll on Instagram and asked people to state their assumptions about me and/or my PhD journey….   “Your PhD journey feels like a duck on a pond. Calm to the eye, frantic below the surface” This is 100% true. I know that the person who wrote this also has a PhD, […]

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Participate in a Research Survey

Are you currently a postgraduate student or have you graduated from postgraduate study within the past 2 years? Would you like to participate in an anonymous study about social media use, which involves completing an online survey? The survey will take approximately 10 minutes to complete. Follow this link to participate. Please copy and paste the link with other people […]

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The next steps for Dr.ofwhat

As some of you may know, Dr.ofwhat is no longer a spring chicken. This website turned 4 this year (which I like to say is atleast 20 in blog years). It started as a creative outlet for myself during my first year of a PhD, and has turned into a resource for PhD students across the globe and importantly a […]

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Featured Day in the Life of: Sidhartha, PhD student researching cancer biology.

I am working on establishing or rather finding if there is a correlation between development of lung cancer and age, smoking, dietary habits, other environmental factors. We are looking for SNPs which are present in the lung cancer patient and trying to link them with the above mentioned factors. For this we are using PCR technique to amplify our required SNP […]

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My Favourites; THE ordinary peel

I have shared my love for The Ordinary Skincare previously on this blog. The products are cruelty free, very affordable, and effective! For that reason, I have had my eye on the AHA30% +BHA 2% peel ever since I saw it on…. TikTok (obviously an incredible reputable source). It was hard to get my Aussie hands on the product but […]

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