10 years of tinnitus, 10 things I’ve learnt

Here’s a video about 10 things I’ve learnt in 10 years of living with tinnitus. If you don’t fancy watching the video, here’s everything I talk about below: That it is annoying, yes, but it’s more annoying when people say to you “oh that must be annoying”. The “annoying’ factor is something that is hardContinue reading “10 years of tinnitus, 10 things I’ve learnt”

Trying to get used to a ‘new normal’ as a PhD student… 

It’s been 5 weeks since lockdown here in the UK and 5 weeks since we’ve all had to rapidly change our ways of working. For a lot of people that will be mean working from home and for some that will probably mean working from home for the first time.  While some people are justContinue reading “Trying to get used to a ‘new normal’ as a PhD student… “

Research and COVID-19, what does this all mean for PhD students?

Across the UK, labs and universities have closed (apart from those working on a vaccine or treatment for COVID-19), leaving many researchers like myself feeling uncertain about the future.  Some people have suggested that this time could be used as a “writing retreat” to write papers, reviews and grant applications. I think we can allContinue reading “Research and COVID-19, what does this all mean for PhD students?”