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Hello everyone,

and greetings from my first official thirteen days-holiday since almost forever!

I am on the road, and I am not working. Most importantly, I promised myself not to feel guilty about it. 73 more words

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The hemisphere differentiation effect

Despite what the title suggests, this blog post is not an episode title of The Big Bang Theory. Instead, ponder this: what perspective can we gain when contrasting the academic calendars of the Northern Hemisphere and the Southern Hemisphere?… 677 more words

PhD-ing 101

On Feeling Grounded

Home is a mindset.

Last year I felt uprooted for thefirst time. I had been living abroad for a while, so the challenges of being a ‘foreigner’ were not new to me (I put this words in between commas because I think you can be a ‘foreigner’ at so many levels, you can be a ‘foreigner’ to yourself, even!). 1,048 more words

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The Internship

Many of us doing a Science PhD will now be enrolled on four year courses, and as part of these courses you get the chance to do a 3 month internship. 1,233 more words

Mental Health

PhD is stressful!

So my advisors (PhD guide) demand is, minimum 4 SCI indexed journals for PhD. My advisor does not like conference publication. Given the current scenario, though the number of journals have increased incredibly over the past few years, along with it have increased the number of grad students. 162 more words

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PhD Tips #2: Riset berubah!! Bagaimana menyikapinya?

Omg! Riset saya berubah karena profesor saya memintanya diubah. Bagaimana ini?!

Well, mungkin ini terjadi kepada beberapa orang PhD students, termasuk saya. Bahkan ketika kita telah mempersiapkan proposal riset yang kita anggap menarik pun, riset kita masih berubah. 472 more words

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10 bulan di perantauan

Tepat tanggal 2 September 2016 saya menginjakkan kaki di Inggris. Ini bukan yang pertama, karena sebelumnya pernah berlibur di Inggris. Akan tetapi, ada yang berbeda karena status yang saya sandang bukan lagi visitor, melainkan sebagai seorang mahasiswa. 518 more words

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