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A Short History of SEM

Last week, a simple quiz to test researcher on the Understanding Fundamental of Structural Equation Modelling.

In 20th century, Spearman (1904) laid the foundation of factor analysis. 261 more words

Research Experience

Understanding Fundamental of Structure Equation Modelling

A lot of students apply Structure Equation Modelling (SEM) when conducting their Ph.D research. However, some students do not understand the fundamental or evolution of SEM.   126 more words

Research Experience

The Thursday That Reawakened My Past

Two weeks ago, I wrote this piece after making my research presentation and journeying from Sheffield to Liverpool afterwards…

It is a rainy Thursday morning. I temporarily park close to a BMW on Dart Square – a narrow Close opposite the Department. 806 more words


Extracurricular Skills for your Future Career

My article for the Doctoral Times newsletter, link to the full publication here: http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/ris/pgr/doctoraltimes 

Something I realised as I planned out this article was that I suffer from an aversion to the word “no”. 502 more words

PhD Student

Going to the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting (Nov. 1-4)? Here are some tips.

Hi REU leaders and mentors,

Here are two articles to pass on to REU students who are going to be attending – or presenting – at a conference. 136 more words

Are we Lazy Learners?

As part of my research, I am sometimes required to pay a visit to hospitals in the area to observe learning and teaching in the clinical environment. 1,065 more words