Life In Isolation #1

As like most of us around the world, I am currently in self-isolation. Here in Australia we are not yet in official lock down but we are advised to only leave the house for essentials, and most businesses have closed. During these odd and unprecedented times I am going to document a little bit of what I get up to, […]

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Plans for Dr.ofwhat

I genuinely cannot believe that I have had this blog for four years. It has seen me through from the start of my PhD journey to the end. I am so humbled by how many people engage with my content and I have had the pleasure of ‘meeting’ so many amazing people through this platform.  I was always a little […]

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Adjusting to Life after Thesis

Something I don’t think is talked about enough is adjusting to life after thesis. People had off-handily mentioned that it can be hard to know what to do once your thesis is complete because a PhD takes so much time and energy. However, no one said that it would be this hard to adjust. A PhD becomes a part of […]

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Featured Day in the Life of; Kathryn, PhD Candidate in the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department

I am a PhD Candidate at the University of California, Santa Cruz in the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department. I’m in my 6th year and wrapping up at the end of this year! It’s a bittersweet time for me because my graduate experience has been incredible, challenging, but incredible. I’ve been given the opportunity to teach field courses both locally […]

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