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 […]
A Day in the life of Robyn (PhD Student in ecology & evolution). I’m Robyn, a PhD student in ecology and evolution at the University of Glasgow, Scotland. I study circadian rhythms of wild birds, and I’m currently in my second year – about halfway through the PhD! I am starting up a new zoology blog, called Pixie Zoologist, which […]
A Day in the life of Christine (a 1st year social work and political science PhD student & blogger): Hey Scholars! I’m Christine. After finding my profession as a social worker, I have found my passion for helping other students, friends, and colleagues who are driven to succeed in academia. In some way’s higher education is out of date, […]
Featured ‘day in the life of’: Sophie, Science Communication Masters student & Science communication vlogger/blogger.
A Day in the life of Sophie (Science communication extraordinaire): Hello everyone! I’m Sophie Pavelle, a 22-year-old Zoology graduate from Bristol University currently finishing up an MSc in Science Communication at UWE. I am obsessed with being outdoorsy and combining this with a love of British wildlife and am attempting to make tracks as a freelance science communicator to get more […]
Featured ‘day in the life of’: Lisa a PhD student in developmental physiology & ‘In a Science World’ blogger.
A Day in the life of Lisa (developmental physiology PhD student & blogger): I’m Lisa a PhD student in developmental physiology at the University of Southampton, UK. I’m currently in my final year and my research is investigating how maternal diets (high-fat and also vitamin D deficient) during pregnancy impact on the baby’s skeletal muscle development and function in later life. […]
Featured ‘day in the life of’: Rachel an environmental health specialist and ‘theblondebiologist’ blogger.
A Day in the life of Rachel (environmental health specialist and ‘theblondebiologist’ blogger): Hi, I’m Rachel and I have always been passionate about the ocean and marine life, but I wasn’t sure how to incorporate that into my career. While on a research trip to Belize during my senior year of university, I realized how important it is for the […]
DrofWhat has been given the Versatile Blogger Award! This morning I was nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award. I am always so humbled to know that people read & enjoy my blog and being awarded the Versatile Blogger award was seriously such a nice surprise. Lisa from https://inascienceworldblog.wordpress.com/ was who nominated me, so I am sending a huge thankyou to […]
Sometimes, we take technology for granted and I think YouTube is definitely one of those things. Particularly if you are a PhD (research) student! If YouTube didn’t exist: 1) I wouldn’t know how to correctly export data from SurveyMonkey into Excel 2) I wouldn’t know how to graph in excel 3) I wouldn’t know how to clean my data 4) […]
Featured ‘day in the life of’: Angela, member of the Watershed Stewards Program & soon-to-be masters student in the School of Marine and Environmental Affairs
A Day in the life of Angela (Watershed Stewards Program member & soon-to-be masters student): Hello, everyone! My name is Angela, and I am a member of the Watershed Stewards Program** (WSP) and a soon-to-be masters student at the University of Washington in the School of Marine and Environmental Affairs. My current position with WSP has me placed with the […]