Soapbox Science: a celebration and cheer for female scientists, and one of the best experiences I had during my PhD

Isabel is a PhD student in the Complex Disease Epigenetics Group as part of the Alzheimer’s Society Exeter Doctoral Centre. Her PhD focuses on evaluating genomic consequences of Alzheimer’s Disease pathology.

 

 

It all started with an application…

I was introduced to Soapbox Science in 2016, a few months after I moved to the United Kingdom to join the University of Exeter as a PhD student.…

Dementia Researcher’s cycle to Paris fundraising for the Alzheimer’s Society

Eilis Hannon is a Bioinformatician in the Complex Disease Epigenetics Group in the University of Exeter Medical School. Eilis’ research focuses on improving our understanding of the molecular processes involved in the development of schizophrenia and other neuropsychiatric disorders. She has an interested in the dynamic nature of human brain development and the way genetic variation influences this process.

Research in Focus: Mindful Colouring

Chloe Asker is a 1st year Human Geography PhD student, who has just started a thesis entitled ‘Mindful geographies? Towards the therapeutic geographies of mindfulness.’ Her previous Masters work studied adult colouring practises and their relationship to wellbeing.
Twitter: @chloeasker

In February the Doctoral College held a ‘Wellbeing Week’.…

CEMPS Early Career Researcher Network Conference

Emma is a Research Fellow in the Vibration Engineering Section and an ECRN rep for Engineering.  Her research focus is on active and passive control of human-induced structural vibrations and having designed and commissioned the world’s first permanent active control system for concert-induced vibrations she’s currently developing a smaller, commercially attractive active control system for office floors.

Professor Andrew McRae shares his reflections on the doctoral journey as incoming Dean of Postgraduate Research

Professor Andrew McRae

 

Andrew McRae is Professor of Renaissance Studies in the Department of English; and  Dean of Postgraduate Research and the Exeter Doctoral College.

 

 

One hundred years of solitude ….?

Those students beginning their journeys towards a PhD this year are doing so precisely one hundred years after the first students enrolled for this degree (or, specifically, the ‘DPhil’) at the University of Oxford.…

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) 2017

3MT Winners and judges

An 80,000 word thesis would take 9 hours to present

Their time limit…3 minutes

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a National competition for postgraduate research students, run by research organisation Vitae. 3MT® challenges doctoral candidates to present a compelling spoken presentation on their research topic and its significance in just three minutes.…