50,000 views on Dr.ofwhat!

I genuinely cannot believe that this little website I call dr.ofwhat has hit 50,000 views! I find it humbling and unbelievable that people enjoy what I write enough to read it! The blog is a little over 3 years old and has been with me for almost the entire duration of my PhD journey. Hitting 50,000 views made me want […]

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Before Choosing Your University

**In Collaboration**  You might be tempted to write down your first choice before you have even seen the campus. Because you think you know about the university, the culture, the location and the people. But the truth is unless you are choosing a university in your hometown, you probably don’t have as much knowledge as you think you do. So […]

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Featured ‘Day in the life of’ : Kate, PhD student researching the common cockle.

Hi, I’m Kate and I’m a second year PhD student in University College Cork (UCC), Ireland. My work focusses on the common cockle, a type of shellfish found in Europe. I’m trying to understand why cockles have been dying in large numbers, by looking at reproduction, parasites and things like weather. I received an undergraduate degree in Zoology, as well […]

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