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My first term in Cambridge

I take this next blog post to talk about my first semester starting as a PhD student here at the University of Cambridge. Cambridge is largely an extremely serious place with high achieving academic strutting the streets and walking the halls, but thankfully I have been keeping true to myself and op…

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My Geological and Leisurely Summer – France, Japan, USA and Skye

Hello all, welcome to the next insight into my geochemical life.

In the middle of August, I finally finished my MSc Geochemistry in St Andrews by submitting my research project. After some celebratory bevs and heavy goodbyes to my classmates, it was time to begin my summer.

First of all was to hea…

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The Sun is Setting on St Andrews

As I near the completion of my final piece of work at the University of St Andrews, I feel reflective. I am not sure if it is the 15,000 words I just typed or the mouldy blue cheese I ate stimulating thought, but I feel funny contemplating the thought of leaving this place. 

When I arrived in St A…

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My First Blog Post

Here, I have decided to elaborate on my transition from the University of Manchester to the University of St Andrews. I have approached this blog post from two different angles:
1. The research transition
2. The personal transition

In all transparency and honesty, the research transition was co…

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