Week 52: The last week of 2017

I am about to leave for my four-month fieldwork in Japan. All the preparation – recruiting research participants, preparing ethics statements and consent forms, and confirming research locations – is done. But there is still some preparation to be done for the conducting of focus groups of patients, which will provide supplemental data in the […]

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Christmas Dinners

What I realised again as soon as I came back to England was that all of my friends are no longer here, in this town and on campus. My flatmates and classmates, who I spent the whole of my MA period until September with, have gone back to their countries. This situation is almost equivalent […]

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