Se estás mal…

…by Madalena / from Portugal / PhD Evolutionary and Developmental Biology / 2nd Year “Se estás mal, muda-te” – a portuguese saying You might be wondering why I wrote something in another language that by yourself you cannot understand. It is a Portuguese saying that in the essence means if you are not okay, change … More Se estás mal…

Running, Lifting and Occasionally Doing Science…

…by Joshua / from the United Kingdom / PhD Genetics and Molecular Medicine / 2nd Year I’ve written about my adventures in America and throughout the UK in previous posts (although there’s more to come!), so I thought this time I’d go into a bit more detail about day-to-day life at the Institute of Genetics … More Running, Lifting and Occasionally Doing Science…

What moving to Edinburgh as an international student actually looked like…

…by Margret / from Estonia / Studying MSc Digital Society / 1st year When I got my acceptance letter in June I was absolutely thrilled, but there was only one problem – I had to wait two months until the start of uni, which seemed absolutely unbearable! I remember getting my first university email and … More What moving to Edinburgh as an international student actually looked like…

INSAR Strikes Back…

…by Bérengère / from France / PhD Psychiatry / 5th Year Last year I attended my 1st big international conference, INSAR, and it left me ever-so-slightly traumatised (read more about it here). Now brace yourself for INSAR 2, the return of INSAR, INSAR strikes back. Well the good news is, it gets better! Overall, I … More INSAR Strikes Back…