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Five Skills Ateneo Chem taught me

I am indebted to the Ateneo Chemistry Department for honing my skills as a chemist. Now that I am doing advanced PhD work, I look back and realize how much the ‘chem dept’, as we fondly call it, prepared me well for this type of work. 1,393 more words


A dietitian eats WHAT?!

In my PhD office, there’s a lot of excitement and buzz in the air. Even though we’re located in the newest building on the university campus, we’re about to move to our newly renovated dig to be closer with the other nursing staff and students.  378 more words

Dietitian Diaries -

The mechanic inside me - Thomas Bray

Thomas Bray

The other day, I unlocked a strange new achievement in the great computer game of life: I changed a tyre on my car. It all happened after a misguided attempt to inflate a slightly flat tyre at a petrol station no less than a sixty second walk from my flat, when I somehow managed to rip out the valve, and turn a slightly flat tyre into a very flat one. 846 more words

You & Your PhD

Library VS Office

Dua hari ini, diri ini mencoba hal yang baru dalam keseharian hidupku sebagai mahasiswa PhD. Tidak seperti biasanya dimana saya bekerja di ruangan saya sendiri yang berada di lantai 2, … 316 more words


Poster-designing: a warm welcome to hell - Bernie

Can I just say, I hate making research posters.  Back in the mists of time, in my musician days, I used to make fun posters for concerts involving bassoons – there would be pictures, bright colours, general nonsense.   578 more words

You & Your PhD

#1538 - With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility


This semester, I am assigned as a TA in a Master-level course. This course will end with a written exam which will take place at the end of the semester (obviously). 584 more words

Zilko's Life

Getting back to my third baby... the PhD

Hello everybody, its been a while since I’ve been on here. I am back and hope to be writing more regularly on this space. I will start off with posting stuff I wrote for the… 849 more words

PhD Life