Week 43: Feeling restored and ‘Back to the Future’

I caught a cold and was sick for the entire week. They say that catching a cold is a sign that you need to rest. I am eventually feeling much better after sleeping a lot during the week. On Tuesday I had a supervision meeting for the first time in a month and gained some […]

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Week 42: Tidying Up – Dan Sha Ri

Week 42 has been very productive and this might be a great turning point for me, or a starting point. My achievements in Week 42: Completed a draft of my data analysis for the preliminary data, which looks a rich resource! Added a table of prospective participants, the amount of data and some descriptions of […]

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Week 41: My 38th Birthday

The new academic year started a few weeks ago. I work in the shared office on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and work at home for the rest of the week. I met some PhD colleagues around my desk for the first time since I moved into the office in April. Talking with colleagues and having […]

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Week 40: I Passed My Probation

This week, I passed my probation review! I am now feeling a bit more relaxed. It was so nice that my supervisor announced that I had passed, and my colleagues congratulated me! The review meeting was more like a discussion from various perspectives, including the views of the external examiner. I mainly discussed my research […]

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Week 39: Being together for two years

I have rehearsed for my probation review every day, asking Luca to act as an examiner. I listed 20 questions that would probably be asked, and his prompt questions have also been very useful.   Tips for answering questions in a meeting A psychiatrist said that the most reliable way of preparing to answer a […]

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