Studying abroad

Studying at a university abroad may seem like a dream come true, for some. You’ve chosen your perfect course at a great university and are excited to travel to a different country. Organising a move abroad can be quite stressful, but in the end studying abroad will definitely be an amazing adventure, worth all theContinue reading “Studying abroad”

The importance of communicating science

Communicating science is a really important part of being a researcher. Not only is it crucial for scientists to advise and support government policies and decisions, but also to highlight the relevance of given research to society. Science communication involves all sorts of ways of educating a variety of audiences, in order to bridge theContinue reading “The importance of communicating science”

Hacking your habits

Adding new activities into your already busy schedule might seem extremely laborious and, in some cases, even cause some discomfort or anxiety. But changing your routine doesn’t have to be stressful if you take things slowly and approach it with the right mindset. The Cambridge Dictionary defines a habit as “something that you do oftenContinue reading “Hacking your habits”

Completing your PhD application

You’ve decided to continue your academic journey and picked what subject you want to pursue in graduate school. Amazing! Maybe you even have a dream university or PhD programme in mind. That’s great! However, there are some things you need to think of in advance. Prior to sending in your application, you will need toContinue reading “Completing your PhD application”

Online lectures

Online lectures allow you to work and revise at your own pace from the comfort of your home, but they undoubtedly require more self-discipline and scheduling. However, with the right strategies, they can be a great way of learning, especially in the rapidly changing world (aka the new pandemic reality). 🗓Plan ahead Before the startContinue reading “Online lectures”

Why I quit medicine and became a scientist

I’ve always enjoyed learning. Science has been something I had a particular interest in and my fascination in biology and chemistry has been noticed by my teachers, early on. I followed an individual study program, where I could learn quicker with a couple of students with similar interests. At that point, my dream was toContinue reading “Why I quit medicine and became a scientist”