Moving on

After a hectic period of exams, January was a welcome break. Passing all necessary theoretical courses in December, I've since taken "Academic Skills and Research Proposal," a ten-unit practical course designed to prepare students for our upcoming internships and thesis writing. This course consisted of statistics seminars, ethics lectures and writing tutorials. I wrote (and then re-wrote and re-wrote again) my [...]

Strikes and Research Opportunities

Strikes For the past few weeks the Junior Doctor strikes have been a hot-button topic in the office. Today was supposed to mark the first day of said strikes, but they’ve been postponed. For more information: Background information: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-34775980 Strike called off (temporarily): http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-34965603 -- Getting involved in research Yesterday was a little different than a “typical” [...]