Weeks 3 and 4

I have spent most of my time preparing teaching and reading papers. For week 4, I completed compulsory training on information security, while continuing to revise my research protocol. I have had the same routine of work and the same food every day for the last two weeks: instant ramen with kale and peas. On […]

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Week 2

We have had mild weather here in England. My first proper week was not very busy except for Tuesday. The first meeting with my supervisors on Thursday went well! I also completed a training module and made my teaching plans. I spent a few days until 7 pm at the library, but as it gets […]

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Week 1

Registration and the induction programme for PhD students took place this week. There were 20 new students in this Spring semester, seven of them belong to my faculty. One great thing about the new student life is that individual desks, lockers, office facilities, a shower and kitchen are allocated for us in a room on […]

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New Year’s celebration

We welcomed in the New Year at his friend’s house over wine! I had a hangover on New Year’s Day and ended up spending the whole day sleeping. I woke up at 7 am this morning feeling good. Although it was supposed to be done the previous day, I made a Sicilian-Japanese New Year’s celebration […]

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