Tips for starting your own blog

Dr.ofwhat is four years old this month! Which is odd because it feels like only yesterday I decided to create this little website to document my PhD journey. Since it began way back in 2016, the website has knocked up over 68,000 views, over 500 blog followers, and 9000 followers on Instagram. Something I could have never dreamed of. I […]

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Favourites; Olive et Oriel

I am in the middle of creating a gallery wall in the new house. We have incredibly high ceilings and a staircase that was just asking to be filled with art. One place that I have found a range of beautiful and affordable prints from is Olive et Oriel, an online art store. There is a huge collection of art […]

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Featured ‘Day in the life of’: Riley, PhD Candidate studying community ecology

Hi, my name is Riley Lovejoy and I am a PhD candidate studying community ecology at the University of Alabama (USA). My work focuses on aquatic communities, using freshwater plankton as a study system. I am especially interested in the influence of invasive species (those that have been introduced to an area through human transport and have a strong, negative, […]

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The drag of publishing my PhD

I have just submitted my revisions for a journal article publication, and man was it a drag. It felt as though I was crawling to get these revisions done. I asked for an extension on the revisions which was the first extension that I have ever asked for. Unsure if I should be proud or concerned about that. Regardless, I […]

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