Hi all! I am Laura (@duoluola on insta) from the Netherlands, currently in Spain, and I am writing a PhD on Chinese calligraphy – trying to connect different fields of practice that I think belong together. It’s been great, but now I am in the final phase of editing which is a bit less fun, and I am trying to tie […]
I am Connie from @life_of_learning. Currently in my last year of my PhD program studying obesity and diabetes. I’m at the thesis editing stage and hoping to graduate soon! At 06:30, I wake up. Depending on when I have to get into the office, I wake up at different times. This is a typical Monday for me. At 08:15, I arrive at […]
It has been a few months since I last documented one of my ‘typical’ days as a PhD student, the last one was in October to be exact. So here is my first ‘day in the life’ post of 2019! 7.54am– I am up and ready to leave. Just making a salad roll for lunch. 8.42am- I have been at work […]
7.39am- I had a little bit of a sleep in this morning (it was a big weekend so it was hard to get up). 8.18am- Coffee + getting ready. I am currently using some dermalogica products to try and improve my problematic skin. They have been really good so far! 9.15am- I had to quickly stop at the shops on the way to […]
6.50am- Frog is even less keen to get up than I am! 7.09am- But first coffee (as always). 7.40am- Taking Frog for his morning walk to the park at the end of the street. It is such a nice spring morning! 9.22am- At the office now- Checking on my todo list. First up is admin and emails (like most mornings). […]
Featured ‘Day in the life of’: Bianca, PhD student researching evolutionary and clinical psychology.
Hi! My name is Bianca, and I am a third year psychology PhD student from South Australia. My research is in evolutionary and clinical psychology, looking at how early life environment and childhood experiences affect our development, and how this is related to experiences of mental health concerns. To be more specific, I am looking at a life history explanation […]
Hello everyone! My name is Emily Richardson (click here for Instagram) and I am a PhD student at the University of Leicester, UK. My work centres around a specific type of lung cancer – Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer – caused by an EML4-ALK fusion protein. I’m looking at the mechanisms which cause its increased migration and invasion, which leads to […]