PhD Update, September

It has been a long time since I wrote a PhD update blog, the last was in April  and a lot has changed since then…. mainly that I am now working full time which has obviously changed my PhD timelines a little bit. Between work, being sick, a few weekends away, moving house, and just trying to actually have a life, […]

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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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New Organisation Tips

I am such a sucker for organisations, I love spreadsheets and to-do lists, and finding new ways to stay organised. Since starting work full time while also trying to finish a PhD, I have been trialling new ways to stay organised. Google Calendar- Using a Google Calendar is great because I can log into it on my phone, work computer, […]

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