• Diary of a Postgrad student – Induction day

    OVERWHELMED There are no other words for it. Yesterday was a full day induction for my MSc in Psychological Research Methods. The schedule was from 9am until 5pm with a full day of activities. I had also, stupidly, organised to see a new client at 7pm. It was a long day. So the good news […]

  • Diary of a Postgrad Student – day 3

    The astute amongst you will notice that technically today is day 4. That about sums up Day 3. I was up at 5am and got home at 8pm. On Tuesday (Day 2) I had arranged to do a talk in Broughty Ferry at 7pm. It was a gorgeous evening, and The Ferry (as it’s usually […]

  • Diary of a Postgrad Student – Day 2

    If I had a tail, it would have been wagging a lot today. I attended my first lecture. It was 1 of 4 designed to help Postgrads understand a little bit more of what is involved. As such, there was a whole mix of different courses represented in the room. I loved it. It was […]

  • Diary of a Postgrad Student – Day 1

    Today was the day – matriculation (which sounds like the word you use for chewing food, which in turn sounds like the word you use for something else – ahem) I did mention I was nervous right? Anyway, first order of the day was a Starbucks. I used the time to study the campus map […]

  • Last chance to…

    Well it might not be my last chance, but as I have no timetable until I matriculate, everything is a bit up in the air. I am a full time mental problem solver. This means I help people and individuals get their head out of the way of them being the best they can be. […]

  • I’m a little bit nervous

    Hi, my name is Dawn Walton and I’m due to start a Masters in Psychological Research Methods in a couple of weeks. I’m a Mental Problem Solver for a day job, and I’m planning on working towards a Phd and then hopefully, one day, I would like to be known as a leading Neuroscientist. But […]