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Dodgy Encounters with a Fragile Piece of Equipment

Doing a PhD is hard work, stressful and uncertain. Even with the most understanding of supervisors, the clearest goals and routes to get there, there will be hiccoughs and worse en route to getting the letters after your name. And, … Continue reading

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The Typical Image

In any bit of publicity, imagery is hugely important. What should you choose to illustrate your story? What does a typical audience look like? As a microscopist, I know all about the challenges of finding a ‘typical image’. If you … Continue reading

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When Your PhD Goes Wrong

There is no point pretending that research often doesn’t pan out the way one hopes and dreams about. All kinds of things can go wrong in both the short and long term, and these are not always your own fault … Continue reading

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