Hello everyone! I’m Steph and I’m a 4th year veterinary student in Australia. As you can imagine, my life currently revolves around animals, and when I’m not studying at university, I’m working at my local vet hospital, volunteering at a wildlife rehabilitation centre, or teaching pig handling at the university farm. I’m currently working on a research project as part […]
Get up early: You are probably thinking that this is the last thing you want to do on a Monday. Particularly if you have had a big weekend, but you will feel so much better when you are up. Getting to work a little bit earlier means that your procrastination (which is inevitable) won’t matter as much. Start your day […]
I will admit that I am probably a little too obsessed with my dog! My life pretty much revolves around him at the moment (I leave work early if it’s too hot for him to be home all day, I drop him around places etc.). But he pays me back with more love than I can handle. He is the […]
You may have noticed that I have not been talking about my PhD much lately on my blog or Instagram. This is because I have been on a break from my PhD studies since the end of August (if you are unsure why read here). At first, I genuinely thought that I would be okay to go back to work, […]
It has been a few months since I documented one of my PhD days, so here goes (if you haven’t seen the August one you can do so here). 9:50am: I forgot to take an earlier picture (I am out of practice from missing some months), but I just arrived at my house and am watering all my plant babies. I […]
Featured ‘Day in the life of’: Kat, a first year PhD student researching the effects of oil palm monoculture on orangutan behaviour.
Day in the life of Kat (PhD student): Selamat Pagi! I’m Kat from Bristol in the UK, and I’m a first year PhD student currently studying the effects of oil palm monoculture on orangutan behaviour and feeding ecology. I can talk for England, so here is my attempt at a concise summary of my current life. At the moment I […]
As I have wrote in previous blog posts, I was lucky enough to get undergraduate teaching work this semester, which is something that I have dreamed of since starting my PhD. I got to teach an introduction to psychology course & a sustainable tourism course, which was a great combination. It has definitely been a learning experience and I think […]