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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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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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#ShareMyThesis and drawing my thesis

#ShareMyThesis I’m a fan of thinking about my work in different ways. It keeps the importance of the work fresh in my mind and challenges me to explain what I do in novel ways. Last month The British Library together … 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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The Effect @ The Pegg Studio Theatre

Past readers may have seen that I enjoy the crossover of art and science. In particular from a post written last year: Neuroscience + Art. This is the first play I’ve seen since moving to Bristol and I would have missed it completely … Continue reading

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Referencing rage – EndNote vs. Mendeley (and RefWorks)

I officially started my PhD a month ago and was faced with the dilemma of which reference manager to use. I first came across Mendeley when writing up my undergraduate dissertation. It was the first manager I’d used, it was … Continue reading

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My favourite reads in 2014

This post is a brief run through of the books I’ve enjoyed the most in 2014. Following several years of being overwhelmed with papers and feeling guilty for reading anything else, I completely fell in love with reading again. For … Continue reading

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