New Organisation Tips

I am such a sucker for organisations, I love spreadsheets and to-do lists, and finding new ways to stay organised. Since starting work full time while also trying to finish a PhD, I have been trialling new ways to stay organised. Google Calendar- Using a Google Calendar is great because I can log into it on my phone, work computer, […]

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Featured ‘Day in the life of’ : Lily, PhD student studying the role of oxidative stress in the brain.

I’m Lily, a second year PhD student at Curtin University and the Perron Institute here in Perth, Australia. I study the role of oxidative stress in the brain in Multiple Sclerosis and neurotrauma. Most days, you’ll either find me in the lab or doing desk work, so I’ve tried to highlight a day where I got to do both! I’m […]

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Featured ‘Day in the life of’: Barbara, PhD student studying genetics and developmental biology.

I’m a PhD candidate at the University of Georgia studying genetics and developmental biology. I specifically study how the parathyroid (what controls how much calcium is in your blood versus your bones) and thymus (creates your T cells, an important part of your immune system) come from the *exact* same tissue. I do this by trying to find out what […]

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The “Slashy” Lifestyle.

I heard the term ‘Slashy’ a few weeks ago when my manager was talking about it… basically the term refers to a ‘/’ or ‘slash’ and is the term used for the side hustle era. For example, I am a Market Researcher/Academic Marker/Blogger/PhD Student…. So, I am a slashy. You may know someone who is a graphic designer/yoga teacher, or […]

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