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…

Meeting the World…

…by Jana / from Germany / studied at The University of Edinburgh on exchange as part of ERASMUS+ Internationality and the University of Edinburgh – these two go hand in hand. An idea that caught me right when I typed Edinburgh University into my web search for the first time that has now turned into … More Meeting the World…

Exploring the National Museum of Scotland – 10 Things You Can’t Miss…

…by Riho / from Japan / studied at The University of Edinburgh between 2018-2019 on exchange Edinburgh is full of museums – you’ll never get tired of visiting them, since there are a lot! But of all the museums in Edinburgh, the National Museum of Scotland is the most famous. Today, I would like to … More Exploring the National Museum of Scotland – 10 Things You Can’t Miss…

Happy Hogmany!…

…by Jana / from Germany / studied at The University of Edinburgh on exchange as part of ERASMUS+ After Christmas, I came back to a quiet Edinburgh. Winter break here means an abandoned campus, free choice of seat in your favourite coffee shop and an empty hallway in my usually busy twelve people apartment. I … More Happy Hogmany!…

“Welcome” is…

…by Jana / from Germany / studied at The University of Edinburgh on exchange as part of ERASMUS+ …much more than a word. It is a feeling. Filled with excitement and the thrill of a new beginning. It’s being invited. Invited to come and stay and to share your story. It means being allowed to … More “Welcome” is…

How to grow happy researchers: From kindness bubbles to bright ideas…

…by Bérengère / from France / PhD Psychiatry / 5th Year Sometimes I still can’t believe how lucky I am to be working with such wonderful people. From my team mates (who once organised a chocolate hunt just for me around my office) to my supervisors (who gave me the sunniest desk of the whole … More How to grow happy researchers: From kindness bubbles to bright ideas…