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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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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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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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My thoughts at the Alzheimer’s Research UK PhD Day 2015

Last week I attended the first conference of my PhD: Alzheimer’s Research UK PhD Day and Conference 2015 Before the main two day conference Alzheimer’s Research UK (ARUK) hosted a PhD day. Though it’s not uncommon for large conferences to … Continue reading

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How do I get lab experience?!

Without lab experience I definitely wouldn’t be doing my PhD. I wouldn’t have even considered it. I owe my enjoyment of science and research to a lot of people who have mentored and taught me, but it’s probably having the … Continue reading

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Why do I blog?

Inspired by reading ‘should doctoral researchers blog?’ a post from pat thomson, I’ve had a think about why I’m blogging. As explained briefly in my ‘about‘ page, the main reason for my blogging is to get me in the habit of … Continue reading

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Neuroscience + Art

If you’re happen to follow me on twitter, you will I’ve seen that I like to get out and visit exhibitions and shows in London. One week this summer saw me lucky enough to attend 2 events that sparked my … Continue reading

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Advice from a recent PhD applicant

A friend of mine recently asked for some tips on attending their first PhD interview. I thought if any advice was useful for them then it might be useful to someone else. I’ve modified our conversation into this post – hope … Continue reading

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Brain Bank FAQs

For the past 7 months I’ve been working as a technician at the Parkinson’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis Brain Bank. It’s been a brilliant job for me…though it does tend to stop people in their tracks when I tell them … Continue reading

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Working for a Brain Bank

For the last 7 months I have worked as a laboratory technician at the joint Multiple Sclerosis Society and Parkinson’s UK Tissue Bank, based at Imperial College London. I had already encountered the tissue/brain bank before, having spent some of my masters using … Continue reading

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