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How to start writing your Thesis

I recently reflected on what I wish I had done before I started writing my Thesis and shared this with the Biochemical Society. My basic tips are around Thesis structure, supervisors and remembering your audience! 12 more words

PhD Student

Weekend Coffee Share: Spring Break

If we were having coffee, well… I’m already halfway through a crackaccino. That’s a cappuccino with some undefined number of extra shots. (I’m sure they’d tell me how many if I asked…) I don’t usually drink much coffee, once or twice a week, so this is a lot for me, but I can hardly stay awake right now. 407 more words


Examination and Assessment

The following is an extract from my PhD thesis, part of a series I am publishing on this blog discussing the background of some… 2,156 more words


Essay Tips from an Editor

This editor’s response is to a young man who is planning to submit his essay to an anthology and wants some feedback:


Thank you for your thoughtful essay. 412 more words

Academic Writing And Editing


It feels like a million things have happened since I last posted. While not literally a million things have happened, but many have. I’ll try not to be too long about it, but I still want to keep you readers in the loop despite not being able to update here as much as I’d like to. 825 more words

This Is Cae

Pop Art, by T. Osterwold

My copy: 9783822870211

I admit that when I went to the Museum of Fine Arts Houston for a lecture, I usually ended up with one of these Taschen art books before I left. 490 more words

Book 'n Tea Time