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Manuscript updates

On a much more personal note, I did end up hearing back about the manuscript- on Christmas Eve, in fact! I still need to catch up with my supervisor about the revisions and rebuttals (i.e. how to deal with all the comments/feedback we got), but it’s looking like it’ll require […]

Clinging on like glue

So, I did say I was thesis writing (ie. entered writing phase), but… you know how experiments can go? Things don’t work, you have some extra things to do in anticipation of reviewer comments, and you find yourself back in the lab doing experiments again! Hence the sudden quiet as […]

Manuscript number 2 submitted!

Finally submitted that second manuscript I’ve been working on since August-September! There was a slight delay while I was on leave during October, but we got there! Obviously this is now a waiting game while we hear back from the journal, but fingers crossed it’s not too painful a process. […]

Thesis writing!

I’ve hit the writing phase of my Ph. D! It’s been going on for the last few weeks, but boy am I loving the night owl routine. I’m generally not mentally alert until after 10 am of a day, so it’s nice to start a little later and work a […]

Science = team effort

Just because someone is a scientific researcher, doesn’t mean they know about every scientific field under the sun. Seems a given- especially when you’re in the thick of it- but I guess you forget that most people don’t really know that’s how things work. If you watch TV shows or […]