It is my birthday today & I am turning 24, so to celebrate I thought I would write a 24 item Bucketlist. I realised recently just how fragile & short life is, so I thought it was about time to work out what I want to achieve and start ticking things off. So here goes…. Visit Iceland See a wild […]
Day in the life of Becky (Masters student): Hi friends! I’m Becky from the Middle Of Nowhere, Canada (formerly known as Lethbridge, Alberta until I called it “the Middle Of Nowhere” just then). I’d like to give you a concise summary of my past and future career goals here, but tbh I’m just winging it and hoping for the best […]
I thought I would provide a list of my five current favourite instagrams, because I love discovering new accounts & sharing those that inspire me. Worldwanderlust: https://www.instagram.com/worldwanderlust/ Brooke has been my favourite travel blogger for years now ( & I was lucky enough to meet her in person). She doesn’t post as frequently anymore, but she will still give you major […]
Featured ‘Day in the life of’: Emily, a PhD student studying epigenetic regulation in plants, and a disability in science advocate, and blogger.
Day in the life of Emily (PhD student & Blogger): I’m Emily May Armstrong, a 2nd year PhD Student at the University of Glasgow in Scotland. I’m studying epigenetic regulation of transcriptional networks in plants and how this impacts root system architecture in response to salt stress. I’m a disability in science advocate, and can be found blogging about my […]
I was lucky enough to get offered two teaching positions this semester, which I have really enjoyed (even with all the craziness of life that has been happening). Then I was even luckier because I was asked to do an hour guest lecture for the sustainable tourism course that I teach for. I was so excited and nervous when I […]
The arrival of this month’s The Change Box made this Monday afternoon a little bit better. My trusty side kick Frodo has helped me suss out the products this month. The Products: Naturally Neak Naturopathy After Glow Super Smoothies Superfood Blend: This is a little pack to put in your smoothie to add nutrition. This one includes ingredients like beetroot, […]
Featured ‘Day in the life of’: Tamanna, Wildlife Conservationist researcher, currently focusing on identifying Asian Elephants.
A day in the life of Tamanna (Wildlife Conservationist researcher). Hi, I’m Tamanna from India. I am a wildlife conservationist and I currently work as a researcher in Pondicherry University. I’m interested in understanding how humans and wildlife interact with each other in human modified landscapes, particularly crop plantations such as tea and coffee. My current research deals with identifying […]
I have been marking university undergraduate assignments for a couple of years now, so I have some expertise in how to get those crucial extra marks. 1) Read the instruction sheets carefully- This may sound obvious but you would be surprise how often students forget to include crucial information in sections of an assignment. Always read & re-read the assignment […]
A day in the life of Rebecca (a third year microbiology PhD student and science blogger). Hey! I’m Rebecca. I’m now halfway through my PhD and discovering how much I love talking about all kinds of science to anyone and everyone who will listen. My blog, An Anxious Scientist, is a celebration of all things science. I have a regular […]
I have wrote about the importance of self care in previous blog posts (including this one), and I think most of us know we should be looking after ourselves. However, life gets busy (particularly if you are a PhD student like myself), and it is often easy to forget about self care. Often it is not until you feel really […]