Hallowed Halls

Saturday the 30th of June was our graduation for the R(D)SVS students! It was a gorgeously sunny day (perhaps a little too sunny to be wandering around town in a black dress, but I’m not going to complain or the British public will lynch me). And by total coincidence, it Read more…

Sign of the Times

People . . . people who need people . . . are the luckiest people . . . If you’ve been on the internet lately, you will have heard something about Cambridge Analytica. The private company used profile data from Facebook to better inform the Republican Presidential Campaign. Those of Read more…

Seven PhDs

So a few days ago I stumbled across Josh Raclaw’s tweet:

And this is the result:
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USS Strike

I want to tell you why I have chosen to join my fellow members of the Universities and Colleges Union (UCU) in industrial action from the 28th February. I consider myself incredibly lucky in my career. I am lucky, because I only signed on once after my PhD, for a Read more…

Gie Us a Grant?

I’ve just submitted a little grant proposal! (Everyone go ‘woo!’) One of the things I talked about in the grant proposal was my outreach activities. I like to think of my science as quite transparent. But I am definitely less good at talking about the grant writing part of science. Read more…

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