Hi, I’m Stormy Sweitzer, a second-year PhD student at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Though my degree is in organizational behavior, my primary research interest is in the phenomenon of wonder and its implications for organizational life. I also study how the complex virtual and in-real-life social dynamics of activity-centric communities foster inclusion, organization, and interpersonal connection. My […]
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 […]
*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 […]
Hi! My name is Tayler (Click here for Instagram) and I’m a PhD student in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Murdoch University. My PhD is in reproductive biochemistry, and my research focuses on oxidative stress and chromatin damage in ram sperm cells. I also teach in a few undergrad classes, so am kept pretty busy most of the time. […]
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 […]
Featured ‘Day in the life of’: Amy, a PhD student investigating the impacts of climate change on food and nutrition, and a yoga teacher on the side.
An Aussie PhD student (yoga teacher on the side) investigating the impacts of climate change on food and nutrition security and non-communicable diseases in Vanuatu currently doing a professional development stint (aka internship) at the World Health Organization in Geneva (it’s a hard life). Find out more at my blog Pina Colada PhD. A typical day? Not really…the joy of having work […]
Katia completed her PhD in Marine Biology and is currently working as a cruise ship expedition guide! This day in the life post shows off one of her days on a cruise ship from Myanmar to Bali. If you want to follow more of her adventures and see more of her amazing photographs follow her on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/katianicolet/ 5:00am – Rising with […]
Featured ‘Day in the life of’: Katelyn, masters student researching contaminants (specifically mercury) in arctic breeding shorebirds
Hey there! This is Katelyn here, taking over the guest blog this week. I originally hail from the urban soup of southern Ontario, Canada. But I’m currently completing my Master’s in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. I promise its not that hard to pronounce, say it with me: “sask-catch-e-wan”. Me, with a Scaup duckling while conducting avian influenza monitoring in Saskatchewan. Anyways, a […]
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 […]
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 […]