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Signs Your Home Is Wasting Energy

** In Collaboration** If there is one thing that most homeowners are guilty of, it is wasting too much energy. This is not something we should simply accept, though. After all, when you waste energy, you are wasting money too. Do you just want to throw cash away needlessly? It’s unlikely! So, with that being said, read on to discover […]

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Featured ‘Day in the life of’: Vanessa, a PhD student researching Neuroscience at Weill Cornell Medicine in NYC

I study the role of metabotropic glutamate receptors in neuropsychiatric disorders such as depression and schizophrenia. My lab employs a new cutting edge tool that allows for specific spatiotemporal control of these receptors using light. With this technology, we can ask new questions about how glutamate and the receptors activated by this neurotransmitter modulate different areas of the brain, and […]

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‘The Change Box’ April Unboxing

Yay- It is that time again, Change box time. I know I have said it before…. but this might be my favourite box yet. Don’t forget to get your box here and to use the code “DROFWHAT” to get $12 off. Charcoal Me Facial Cleansing Bar- Charcoal is definitely the ‘in’ thing at the moment, and I have been wanting to […]

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Featured ‘Day in the life of’: Daniella, Conservation biologist PhD student researching black-cockatoos.

Hi, I’m Daniella. I’m a conservation biologist and all-round nature fanatic, currently doing a PhD on endangered black-cockatoos in south-eastern Australia. My project is in the field of bioacoustics, which is just a fancy term for the study of animal sounds.  I research the vocal behaviour of black-cockatoos, and from this am developing new ways to monitor populations with sound […]

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Writing: But where do I start?

My good friend and fellow PhD student requested a blog post about how to start writing, as she is currently stuck. I have been struggling for blog post inspiration so I was happy for the suggestion. The hardest part of writing is probably starting to write. I feel like as PhD students we do everything else possible before we will […]

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