April 2017

  • Learning and collaborations

    Recently, I got a chance to learn about a technique which I knew about but have never used before. This was definitely a great experience for me, as a big part of doing a PhD is learning new techniques and...

  • Year Abroad VI – culture shock and different ways of life

    Siena, Italy                                                                  April, 2017 Salve! I’m back with a new post, this time about culture shock, which is a term many of you who have lived abroad or are soon going to have definitely encountered. Here’s a little break-down of...

  • Trip of a lifetime

    7 days, 4 states, 3 planes, 2 sheilas, 1 car, a whole heap of exploring and some work. Road trip over! I’ve been looking forward to writing this blog for a while, as I have just got back from what...

  • London Life and Student Living

    Before another post updating about life at NBCU, I thought I’d write a piece on what it’s like to be a POLIS placement student in London. I had always figured that I would live in London at some point in...

  • Moving on Placement

    Earlier on in the academic year, the Lifetime Service went through a tendering process - where the companies managing the service change hands. This was quite disruptive and ended up in two members of the team remaining with the original...