I wanted to start a new segment on Dr.ofwhat where I reveal my top three favourite discoveries for each month. These will be items, movies, blogs, youtube channels, initiatives (or anything else I find!). Alright, Alright, I know the suspense must be killing you…. So here are my top 3 for June! Book “Good Night for Rebel Girls”- My sister […]
Although some of these quotes are old and (arguably) overused, the way I interpret them make them oh so relevant for the PhD journey. “Pick your battles” I think this is a motto that relates to so many aspects of my life: Home life, my conservation work, and most definitely my PhD work. Pick a different battle each day to […]
A day in the life of Steph (PhD student & manta ray researcher): PhD candidate at University of Western Australia (UWA) and manta ray researcher at the Marine Megafauna Foundation, Steph Venables spends her time between Perth, Western Australia and Raja Ampat, Indonesia. Her research focuses on the population genetics of reef manta rays in Raja Ampat and Mozambique. For Steph the […]
For many students I am sure spending hours on end studying is not on the top of your list of favourite things to do, and this is probably even truer during busy periods such as exam time or the thesis writing stage. During these busy periods it is really easy to loose motivation, however one way that I find I […]
A day in the life of Javnika (computer engineering student): I am a CSUS Computer engineering student. Engineering is my passion and I love fashion, travelling as well as I do painting. I love to share my activities through Instagram (@javnika_jv). I like to be motivated and help people to being motivated. 10:27 am- Yup its late morning and I was too tired […]
I went to my first film festival last year, but am now truly on the bandwagon. They are always such a fun and insightful few hours, and are a great way to support film makers! There are so many different film festivals to suit everybody, but I have come up with a list of 5 that should definitely be on your […]
Featured ‘day in the life of’: Gina, a Biology PhD candidate studying the social regulation of zebra finch song.
Gina is the 11th featured day in the life of, Gina is the face behind the Instagram “the_dancing_scientist” A day in the life of Gina (PhD Student in Biology): Hi! My name is Gina. I’m a PhD student in Biology studying the mechanisms behind the social regulation of zebra finch song. As a first generation college student, I didn’t realize I could […]