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Time for a blog refresh

With a catchy title like that why wouldn’t you read on? This is actually really just a statement of intent to express my desire to refresh this site / blog in the coming weeks. So perhaps my next blog post … Continue reading

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Conference buzz

It is not difficult, at least for me, to get inspired by a scientific conference and that inspiration can come in many forms. Conferences can be large so large you are in awe of the scale of involvement in your … Continue reading

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Begin at the beginning

From the outset of this blog I’ve not exhibited the most prolific approach, which frankly was not my intention, but I have realised I have neglected things somewhat. So to update, I now work on a new project in a … Continue reading

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What is on your horizon?

It is very easy to get so engrossed in all that you do day-to-day so as not to see what might being coming or moreover not see where you are going. True of many careers / jobs is that how … Continue reading

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Post It Audit

Today has been one of those broken days of cars that won’t start, disruption, mundane tasks to complete and lack of time for concentrated phases of work. In the end I audited my ‘to do’ lists, and culled a fair few Post-It notes … Continue reading

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Applied application effort

I spent a large chunk of recent time getting an application together, which was duly submitted just before the festive break. The application was for a 3-yr Fellowship in a research field that for me pulled together previous and current … Continue reading

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Sadness for a lost colleague

It has been something of a mixed start to 2011, with some highs, some nice surprises, some hard work, and the most unexpected and difficult of lows.  Our research team lost one of its bright flames.  A post-doc in the … Continue reading

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