Incorporating travel and mindfulness into research…

…by Amy / from Canada / PhD Population Health Sciences / 1st Year When traveling comes to mind, most people would automatically think of going on vacation with friends or family and stay at a somewhat lovely hotel of Airbnb. Conversely, when I travel, I’d spend the majority of the time writing my research at … More Incorporating travel and mindfulness into research…

Winning and Women…

…by Sophie / from the United Kingdom / studies PhD Tissue Repair / 4th Year As one of the shortlisted fourteen for the MRC Max Perutz prize, I got to go a writing masterclass and an awards ceremony in London this month. I was one of the runners-up (yay!), which was amazing and meant a comedy-sized cheque … More Winning and Women…

Hiya!…

…by Sarah Batiste / from Canada /studying Veterinary Medicine (Graduate Entry Program) Hi potential and current vet students, or others! My name is Sarah Batiste, and I am in my first year of the vet program at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies. I am what everyone refers to as a Graduate Entry Program … More Hiya!…

Enactus World Cup…

…by Prince / from Zimbabwe / studies Chemistry / 4th Year Prince Chakanyuka is a chemistry student who is also part of Enactus Edinburgh. With colleagues from Edinburgh he recently attended the Enactus World Cup in the USA. Here he tells us about his experiences at Edinburgh and at the competition in California. I have … More Enactus World Cup…

Between nervousness and excitement for my first scientific conference – EGU 2019…

… by Iulia / from Romania / studying Environmental Geoscience / 4th year When I decided to sign up with my final year dissertation project for the biggest geosciences conference in Europe, I did not have any estimate on the actual size of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly. A couple of weeks prior … More Between nervousness and excitement for my first scientific conference – EGU 2019…