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Doctoral supervision: From the PhD Panopticon to circle of awesome

Is it surprising that prisons resemble factories, schools, barracks, hospitals, which all resemble prisons? ~ Michel Foulcault, Discipline and Punish

This week, Module 2 of the…

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(結論 /參考 / 表和圖): 進行學術期刊論文審查時應該問的問題 (PART A): 研究生英文編修出版投稿日報 9/2/2015

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Tears scorecard...

… I always have a suspicion that supervisors keep a record on the number of students broke down in front of them during a meeting. 76 more words


PhD update

I recently passed my PhD viva and have been reflecting on the challenging but rewarding work I did at the University of Sheffield. This informal Google Glass video was taken two years ago, at a point where I was yet to obtain most of my force data, but the tip chemistry and cell immobilization methods for the… 64 more words

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Invited to give a talk

Dear Diary,

today, I got an e-mail from someone at another very good research institute here in the Netherlands. They invited me to be the speaker at one of their colloquia because they are interested in my research. 51 more words


Meeting of the Scottish Neuroscience Group, Tutoring Job, and Some Thoughts About Science

Hi All :)

It’s been another slow, but this time positive, couple of months with little to report. As such I thought I’d weigh in my two cents regarding a few things about the world of science after talking about the two main things which have occurred lately: a conference and a potential tutoring job! 1,880 more words

Transitioning To PhD