Two years down, two years to go! 30th September 2016 marks the half way point of my PhD. Two years ago was my first day and in exactly two years time, my thesis will be complete and handed in (hopefully!) marking the end of the entire PhD adventure. The two years that I’ve been here […]Read More PhDLife. Halfway there!
What do you think a science research lab looks like? Full of people in long white coats? Lots of really expensive equipment? Shelves scattered with powders and liquids of various colours? Well, you’re right! But if you took a peek behind some of the lab doors you would probably find some things that you REALLY […]Read More 5 things you wouldn’t expect to find in the lab.
Lab life means there are a whole heap of tools I need to use to do experiments and make those exciting discoveries! But only a handful of these are everyday essentials, that without them would make my PhD journey unbearably difficult. . In this weeks blog, I want to show you a slightly different take […]Read More 11 everyday essentials of a stem cell biologist.
I work hard. I always have and probably always will. It’s something I pride myself on. And it’s definitely a quality you need to do a PhD! Studying for a PhD was always going to be tough and require a lot of hard work, effort and determination! That didn’t phase me as I’m a bit […]Read More PhDLife. Keeping motivated.
A new month has arrived, which means a new ‘Cellfie’ of the month! So this is just my second post in this series where I want to give you a bit more of a behind the scenes look into PhD life by showing you some of the sights I see down a microscope and talk […]Read More ‘Cellfie’ of the month: September 2016