Author Archives: NeuroRach

Blog for Bristol Doctoral College

I’ve written a blog for the Bristol Doctoral College about working on the first GW4 Early Career Neuroscientist Day. I enjoyed it and would recommend getting involved in organising an academic event to anyone doing a PhD or as an … Continue reading

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I’ve been on a blog hiatus!

I had intended to write at least 1 blog for each month during my PhD. Shock, horror! Life got in the way! I’m not too disappointed as I’ve been filling my spare time with lots of other worthwhile projects (and … Continue reading

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Ada Lovelace Day 2015 #UoBInspired

I’m a Neuroscience PhD student at the University of Bristol and I’ve written this blog to celebrate Ada Lovelace Day 2015. Who or what inspired you? It’s impossible for me to select on person or event has inspired me to go … Continue reading

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Baking and the PhD

There appears to be something about doing a PhD that makes people bake. I’ve been ‘warned’ by several current and ex-PhD students that there will be a baking phase of my PhD. Perhaps it’s something about being constructive outside the … Continue reading

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Runner Up in the 2015 London Naturejobs Career Expo journalism competition

I entered a blog under the theme of ‘networking’ for the 2015 London NatureJobs Career Expo journalism competition and I was selected as one of 5 runners up. I worked with the editor, Julie Gould, to refine and publish my blog on the NatureJobs … Continue reading

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Blog for Alzheimer’s Research UK

It’s all been a bit quite on my blog for a while, though if you check out my twitter you’ll see that I’m still active and PhDing away. I’ve also written a blog for Alzheimer’s Research UK. I was attended last … Continue reading

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PhD – Philippine holiDays

Holidays are good. Travelling provides time to relax, experience new things,  see work from a different perspective and have fun! Due to these positive effects, I intend to take holiday time throughout my PhD. I had a 3 week holiday last month. I … Continue reading

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The PhD Chronicles – 6 months in

I’m 6 months into my PhD and I can’t believe it! Here’s a summary of what I’ve done in my time in Bristol and as a new PhD student. This list includes lab things and personal achievements. Before I wrote … Continue reading

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A Sense of Self: Perspectives from Neuroscience and Human Rights Law

For the last month I’ve been taking part in the ‘Opposites Attract Collaboration Challenge‘ organised by the Bristol Doctoral College and working on this project:

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BNA Festival of Neuroscience 2015 – A PhD Student perspective

Over 1,600 neuroscientists from the UK and beyond descended on Edinburgh for the BNA Festival of Neuroscience 2015. Delegates from about 250 international destinations coming to BNA2015! https://t.co/3Z616F53S3 #2015neurofest pic.twitter.com/QLIyGxtcel — Narender Ramnani (@n_ramnani) April 6, 2015 As my PhD is … Continue reading

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