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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 […]

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A PhD Update (August).

If you haven’t read the last PhD update from June (click here). Study 1 is almost, basically, 100% done and will be ready to submit to a journal within the fortnight (hopefully). Study 2 is now also 85% complete, which feels amazing. The plan is to attempt to submit that to a journal within 6 weeks of submitting study 1! […]

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Why I Ride

*Written by Steve* “Why do you ride?” is a question most cyclists have been asked on many occasions, and it’s easy to respond with the clichés like fitness, weight loss, or #outsideisfree. My answer has changed over the years from utilitarian purposes, to social outlets, and everything in between. I’m getting ahead of myself, let’s rewind to 2012. I was […]

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Featured ‘Day in the life of’: Emily, PhD student investigating lung cancer.

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 […]

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Featured ‘Day in the life of’: Melissa, a Latina marine biologist and wildlife educator

Hi everyone! My name is Melissa Cristina Márquez, and I am a Latina marine biologist and wildlife educator! I have a Bachelor’s degree in Marine Ecology and Conservation from New College of Florida (USA) and an MSc in Marine Biology from Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand). During my undergraduate degree I was lucky enough to travel all over the […]

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