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Always learning

Having spent so long within tertiary education (seriously, I started my Bachelor’s in 2011), I think it’s fair to say that I really enjoy learning new things. It can feel tedious sometimes, but I think at the core of it, I would never want to stop learning. I mentioned in […]

Some reading material

Seeing as a lot of us are working from home, self-isolating, or getting bombarded with rather depressing news, I thought I’d compile a list of previous posts that might tickle your fancy. For those that want to think about a career in research: Want to know whether you’re cut out […]

That time of year again

I definitely don’t miss exams, but while the rest of the University student cohort are in a state of misery, there’s also a lot that are trying to figure out what to do next. So, for those that missed it, these are some previous posts of mine that may help […]

Choosing the right lab for you

“Which lab should I choose?”. This is another common question I get from undergraduate students looking to go into Honours/Masters. Here’s what I usually end up telling them. Writing as a wet-lab based Bacteriology Ph. D student residing in Australia. Usually by the time students are choosing to proceed to […]

Is research/lab right for you…?

I teach a lot. Mostly to undergraduate students, but occasionally to high school and postgraduate students as well. At the end of every teaching stint, there’s always at least one or two students who stick around to ask me questions about what steps they could take to pursue a research […]