It is time for the next blog in the ‘operation gtfo’ series. When you are nearing the end of your thesis you need to start writing those pesky introduction chapters. We often put these off for as long as we can because a) we have lots of other things that need to be done and b) we don’t want the […]
** In Collaboration** As a student, it’s quite easy to stay optimistic about your grades at the beginning of the term. You have an entire year to do well, in any way, and as long as you put your mind do it you can surely do anything. While this is true, it is way too easy to lose that spark […]
I am 1 and a half years into my PhD, which technically means i’m half way, although with the amount of work I have to do it definitely does not feel like that. Due to time going so quickly, and me being lucky enough to get the opportunity to teach this semester, whilst also maintaining my other volunteer roles, my […]
For many students I am sure spending hours on end studying is not on the top of your list of favourite things to do, and this is probably even truer during busy periods such as exam time or the thesis writing stage. During these busy periods it is really easy to loose motivation, however one way that I find I […]
Featured ‘day in the life of’: Gina, a Biology PhD candidate studying the social regulation of zebra finch song.
Gina is the 11th featured day in the life of, Gina is the face behind the Instagram “the_dancing_scientist” A day in the life of Gina (PhD Student in Biology): Hi! My name is Gina. I’m a PhD student in Biology studying the mechanisms behind the social regulation of zebra finch song. As a first generation college student, I didn’t realize I could […]
The third featured ‘day in the life of’ post is from Andrea who created the blog http://researchandramblings.blogspot.com.au/ A day in the life of Andrea (English PhD Student): Hello everyone! I’m Andrea, a 4th year PhD student studying English (Writing, Rhetorics and Literacies) at Arizona State University. My research focuses on fashion rhetoric, material culture, and feminist rhetoric. Previous projects have included an analysis of […]
Disclaimer- Renee Knight Quick overview: It is a thriller fiction about a women who finds a book in her house and as she starts to read it she realises the main character is her. The book forces her to relive her past and face her deepest secrets head on. Review: What a book! Seriously one of the best books I have read. […]