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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

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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

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The incredible power of you.

Meta-cognition or ‘thinking about thinking’ means something different to everybody, beyond its literal definition. What is profound is that it operates in real time, it is impossible for us not to be consciously aware of what we are doing and like us, it is active. 620 more words

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Hello world!

Welcome to ‘The Road to Research’ – this my very first blog post! The purpose of this blog is to share my experience of graduating college, narrowing down an area of research interest, taking the GRE’s, and applying to graduate school in Neuroscience. 1,237 more words

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The whip? Or the carrot and stick?

A friend of mine recently blogged about the importance of getting away from their PhD to get a much needed dose of perspective, at least for a little while. 574 more words

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“What will you do after your PhD?”

2015 has been… trying. There are certain decisions and commitments you make during the early part of a doctoral degree which are resoundingly crucial yet exciting. 409 more words

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