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Introducing the “Fin-Blog” Segment

A couple of months ago my good friend (& fellow PhD Conservation psychology candidate) and I, embarked on a new social media venture. We created ‘SomethingaboutFinley‘. Finley is a shark who adventures, conserves, and educates through his Instagram, and now also through his very own segment on this blog! Through our research (for more information on conservation psychology go here), […]

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Solo Travel Trips

My month-long adventure was my first experience travelling solo, and I was really nervous going alone. I thought it was going to be scary, lonely, not fun, and overwhelming. However, I actually really enjoyed travelling by myself and I have compiled a list of tips for those wanting to go abroad solo also. Download helpful apps- There are a couple […]

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How to tackle a Holiday Hangover

Perhaps the worst part about going on a month-long adventure, to amazing parts of the World, is coming home to a pile of work taller than Big Ben (almost!). The Holiday Hangover is dangerous, particularly because during this time it is soooo tempting to book another adventure (which I have already done-oops!), however work needs to get done for more […]

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Why Life After Education Is Tricky

**Collaboration** Education (including a PhD) to some is just a nightmare. To others (like me) it is a dream. But one thing we know is that it is a long process. From a young age you’re tied into the schooling way of life. But without it, we wouldn’t learn the life lessons we have today. We wouldn’t have the qualifications we […]

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Featured ‘Day in the life of’: Rosalind Miller, PhD in Global Health at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

My research focusses on practices of retail pharmacies in Bangalore, India. My fieldwork included a standardised patient (mystery shopper) survey of Bangalore’s pharmacies. This involved trained researchers presenting at a random sample of 333 pharmacies with standardised cases of diarrhoea for an (absent) child and suspected tuberculosis. I also conducted in-depth interviews with pharmacy workers and other key informants. You […]

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City Profile- Copenhagen, Denmark

“Hygge. Just Hygge.” The last stop on my month-long adventure was the capital of Denmark. I was excited to relax after the crazy week in Iceland and to enjoy the Hygge. Hygge is a Denmark word that loosely translates to coziness, and is an integral concept in Danish living (it is evident everywhere). I was surprised with how different Copenhagen […]

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House details #4

It is time for another house details blog post, especially since my family did some updates whilst I was away (yes- they are the best!). If you haven’t seen the last house details post go here Family friends of mine were moving out and they gave me this couch- which is perfect as I wanted one in a bright colour […]

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