Positives and negatives

The other week I was on Twitter scrolling through my feed when I saw several tweets of the following nature: “Can’t help but feel like I’m continually hearing the negative aspects of PhD life” and “I only see negative tweets about grad school/PhD experience and I’m trying hard to be Read more…

The love for your subject

When starting on the path to academia, you generally know, broadly what subject area you like. First you realise you like science. Then you figure out that you prefer biology to chemistry or physics. Somehow a few years later you’re studying the intricate details of spider gait (and realise that Read more…