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This was my dissertation proposal hearing... [VIDEO]

Dissertation Proposal

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As many of you know, a couple of months ago I had my dissertation proposal hearing.   243 more words

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Doing your PhD and looking after your Mental Health

I’ve written elsewhere about the rise of individualism and the social and political shifts that have occurred from this. As our social norms and institutions dissolve and disintegrate, we’re all left fending for ourselves – competing with one another in the race for the biggest slice of cheese on offer. 707 more words

Mental Health

學術期刊應該如何回應已出版的研究論文剽竊指控? / 應該如何學術期刊處理中發表的研究文章錯誤歸因作者和未經授權使用數據?(研究出版倫理) (研究生英文編修出版投稿日報) 12/18/2014

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* 學術英文投稿教學影片 (333) Research poster design: 1) Planning 301 more words

SCI and Stem Cell Clinical Trials: What’s the Latest?

In this Google Hangout, Jane Lebkowski, PhD, president of research and development at Asterias Biotherapeutics, and Kevin Whittlesey, PhD, a CIRM science officer discuss the latest progress in stem cell-based research for treatment of spinal cord injury. 29 more words

Chronic Spinal Cord Injury Research

Cogito ergo sum: Scoring higher and better

People seldom see the halting and painful steps by which the most insignificant success is achieved – Anne Sullivan.

Like all students before me, I have frequently hit obstacles and roadblocks during my studies as an undergraduate, but never a complete road closure. 1,012 more words


Festive season is approaching... And so are my (inner) deadlines.

Hello dear readers,

I know I haven’t updated in a while. I have been stuck and stuck and stuck again in the second chapter of my thesis and it hasn’t made things easy for me. 302 more words

2014: A year of endings

Today I submitted the final version of my dissertation.

My university no longer requires hard copies, so it was a relatively simple matter of uploading the PDF and filling out a few extra details. 878 more words

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