** In collaboration** Are you planning on a home renovation? Perhaps you’re looking for creative ways to revamp your kitchen, or you might be thinking about a spa-like bathroom makeover. Or you might have one of any number of ideas, any one of which could revitalize both your home and your life. What could possibly go wrong? Well…quite a lot […]
Featured ‘Day in the life of’ : Jessica, final year PhD student researching endocrine links between disordered eating, weight gain and depression.
Hi everyone! My name is Jessica, and I’m a final year PhD student at the University of Wollongong in Wollongong, Australia. My research aims to identify endocrine links between disordered eating, weight gain and depression. In particular, I’m looking at how the hormones leptin and ghrelin, and the neurotransmitters serotonin and dopamine, are related to emotional eating, food addiction and […]
Click here for what I learnt during my third year of a PhD. You can actually get a lot done in a short period of time- Before starting work full time I would be in my office for 9+ hours a day. Although in the last year or so I was definitely procrastinating less, I still found that I wasn’t […]
For my non-Australian readers, and for my Australian readers who unlike me are not addicted to reality TV, you may not be aware that the most eligible bachelor in Australia for 2019 is a PhD student. His name is Matt and he researchers in the area of astrophysics. For many people this means nothing apart from the fact that it […]
**In Collaboration** Most of us think that employing people at home is something just for the upper classes. We might imagine well off people sat at home surrounded by nannies and cleaners. Doing very little for themselves. Surely, there’s never a time when you’d be able to afford to employ help, nor a time when you’d ever need it? You […]
I’m a second year Biochemistry PhD student. I’m 24 years old and I’m originally from Belarus but have been living in Miami for the past 13 years. In my PhD, I’m studying various outer membrane protein found on mitochondria. I fell in love with science in high school when I took AP Biology and did my undergrad in Biology as […]
** In Collaboration** Vacations are of course absolutely essential to take from time to time. Not only can they help us explore the world or our own country with care, but we can grow as a person from doing this. Perhaps the prize outcome of a vacation for many people is the ability to get away from everything with the […]