Life Sciences Summer Internship
Aug31

Life Sciences Summer Internship

Over the past 10 weeks I have been privileged to work in the Medical Research Council, Phosphorylation Ubiquitylation Unit (MRC PPU) at the University this summer. The School of Life Sciences provide students with many opportunities to gain real life lab experience at the university that include the James Black Prize Studentships and the GRE and MRC Summer Schools. The university had started advertising these internship opportunities...

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Dissertations!
Apr14

Dissertations!

Hey everyone! Long time no blog, as I have been in somewhat of a dissertation-induced hibernation (i.e. only leaving my laptop to go to work and then straight back home again). This dissertation has been my baby for the past year and now it has finally flown the nest! Yay! I have now completed the entirety of my four year English degree at Dundee.  That’s it.  Done.  Just like that.  So here’s a celebratory pic of me...

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5 Things to do this APRIL Break/study holidays……..

Time passes in a blink of an eye.  I feel like it was just yesterday I arrived in Dundee when it was cold and dark now its spring already! So I thought you guys should have something to do other than being cooped up in your room binge watching TV series or studying. If you are studying for exams then you definitely need a break in between, freshen up and lighten your mood. Don’t let the stress get to you. So here are a few...

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DISS X DONE
Apr03

DISS X DONE

Dissertation? Done it mate. For those of you who are about to embark on the dissertation journey, here’s a few things I learned along the way: (1) Be proactive- start thinking of ideas as soon as possible because ultimately this will save you a lot of time and stress later on. (2) Know that you will probably change your mind at some point after you’ve settled on a topic. Maybe you start to panic that your topic isn’t...

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Brain Food
Mar26

Brain Food

Last year I was in such a bad habit of constantly buying food whilst out the house, worse still it was never particularly healthy food either. So this year I’ve reflected on my eating habits and thought of ways that I could save myself a bit of cash, and feed my brain something better than a muffin and coffee for breakfast everyday (just some days instead).   Prepare food the night before.  This has helped me stay so much...

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