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If you think research is the only thing you’d be doing whilst doing a PhD then you’d be wrong…

Hi everyone!

As you will all now be aware, I have started my Odyssey. I have actually almost finished my first two months at Imperial College London as a first year PhD student… and it’s been an absolute whirlwind. 691 more words

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1500 words of reflection

Odd though it may seem, I am just realizing that this is my last semester of being in a classroom taking classes ever (ever ((ever(((ever))) echoes into the infinite hollow). 1,495 more words

Academic Me

#1476 - The (Very High) Value of Knowledge


Currently being in academia, it is no surprise that I have got many invitation emails to join some courses, workshops, or conferences about many different topics in many different places in the world (a few times there were actually some in Indonesia too!). 1,497 more words

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Counting down.

Exactly one month left to go until I’ll be packing my bags back to NZ for three weeks. I am so ready for a vacation away from this PhD life – not that I’ve done much but all these delays and constant writing and reading has really been doing my head in these past few weeks. 29 more words


And the winner of the 3-Minute-Thesis competition is...

…  Sarah Marley from Curtin University

When I heard those words, my heart stopped.  I did the “shocked-actress-wins-award” face.  I hugged my friends sitting on either side.  575 more words


Sticky-Note Extravaganza

I have talked about the amount of sticky-notes used in our classes, and the field of Human Computer Interaction in general before, but the class that I am going to talk about in this post reached a new level. 745 more words

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