• A brief guide to the Scottish Railway

    When in Scotland, it is imperative that you travel around and see an outpouring of natural beauty. Luckily, the public transport and its connectivity from North-South tips are excellent. This weekend, I went to Aberdeen for a day’s trip with ScotRail (https://www.scotrail.co.uk/ ). The train’s route is right along the beautiful beaches and is a pleasant […]

  • Why UoD?

    Choosing a university is one of the most important decisions of your life, and it is one of the most difficult ones as well! In this blog, I would like to briefly discuss why I chose the University of Dundee and offer a few tips on what to look for in a university! I hope […]

  • The Essay questions!!

    Writing long essay questions during your life science degree is a skill you need to acquire, and here are a few tips that hopefully will help you construct your answers!When thinking about long answer-type questions, it is important to first highlight the keywords that make the basics of the concept at hand. I find using […]

  • Kindling zests of imagination

    I wish all the women a very happy International Women’s Day! This year, I would like to talk about an interesting set of stories that discuss the mythical endeavors of women in the field of medicine. But before I head to the myths/tales, the goal of this blog is to highlight the struggle of finding […]

  • Places to visit in Dundee

    Dundee has a lot of spots for exploring landscape photography. I am sure as soon as you come to Dundee, you will hear a lot about Dundee Law – the highest point in the city. It is a special place for people who enjoy a steep run with a magnificent view that evolves with each […]

  • A tale of comprehension

    Among the perks that come with being a life science student, there are some skills that can be difficult to acquire. One of these is the ability to read and fully understand a scientific paper. And hence, in this blog, I would like to share some interesting tips that I use/ came across for developing […]

  • Non-fiction science books/ biographies to read.

    The semester so far has been quite hectic, but the two books that motivate me to keep going are : The code breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race There are very few female Nobel Laureates and hence gaining some perspective of the woman who made it to that finishing […]

  • An inspirational start

    A new semester, a new start, and the age-old need for motivation are what make university life interesting. In this blog, I would like to share 2 motivational documentaries that will persuade you to get up and do whatever it is that you intend to! I hope that these recommendations will help you find the […]

  • Fun recipe for the holidays…

    Holidays are about family, bonding, and food. As some of us might be preparing to go back home, I know that some will stay back here in Dundee – so in this blog, I will be sharing an easy Indian recipe that I tried over this weekend (with the hope that it will make you […]

  • Revision tips!

    Amidst the exam preparation season, here are a few tips that might help life science students! Practice the process of chunking Revising big chunks of information is an extremely unproductive form of revision. Instead, we must break down each module’s content into smaller chunks and those smaller chunks can be further subdivided and rearranged into […]