I would love to tell you that PhD’s are easy and you just have to do your research, publish lots of papers and BAM, next thing you know you’re a distinguished professor in the top University. Unfortunately (as I have so recently discovered) this is most definitely not the case. I never thought it would… Continue reading It’s been an uphill struggle, but I’ve got my hiking boots on.
To grow as a person, we must question the way we do things, we must question the things other people ask of us and we must live outside of the comfort zone. We must make mistakes and learn from them, in order to be able to understand how to improve the way we do things, just like in research.
I thought it would be appropriate now that I have finished my masters degree and got my results to reflect back on the overall degree. So, my degree was a 4 year integrated masters course and it was pretty intensive. The first year I had no idea what to expect and was majorly caught up… Continue reading Reflecting on my MChem degree
We finally got our results- YAY! I’m pleased to announce that I am now the holder of a 2:1 (Second class upper honors) Masters in Chemistry with a year in industry! I was very worried and as you can imagine, extremely stressed on the day of results. This was made worse by the fact that… Continue reading Degree results and the start of graduate life!
I’m one of those people that prefers to look for the positives in life. Obviously just like most people, I get days where I’m unhappy or where I worry and think about all the bad things, but overall, I would like to think I am a pretty positive and optimistic person. What sometimes frustrates me… Continue reading Being optimistic does not mean unrealistic
This is my video for Bubzbeauty’s Guilty confessions tag – what are your guilty confessions?
This week has been stupidly crazy for me. I feel like I’ve felt all of the emotions over the space of just a few days. I’ve been waiting for my PhD results for quite a while now and I eventually decided it has been too long and emailed my supervisors. One of them had thought… Continue reading All the emotions in the space of a week