Spring Insight - II : The Experience
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Spring Insight - II : The Experience

Following my previous blog What are Spring Insights and How to Prepare for them, this is an account of my actual Spring week work experience. Following a pretty  rigorous recruitment process, I got selected for Insight Weeks in the technology divisions of Citi and J.P. Morgan during the Easter break, that is March-April 2017.
International Women's Day guest lecture
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International Women's Day guest lecture

On 7 March, Durham University welcomed Astrophysicist Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell as their guest Women in Science lecturer for International Women’s Day. Her talk, titled Careering through Astronomy, was about her journey from early education to her scientific achievements, most notably the discovery of pulsars, as well as her…
Handy App Building Tips: Creating Durham International Festival of Enterprise App
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Handy App Building Tips: Creating Durham International Festival of Enterprise App

I am thrilled to be a part of the Durham International festival of Enterprise in Durham from 27 February – 1 March 1st at the Town Hall and Gala theatre in Durham city centre. We are going to have some of the biggest names in the north east speak and deliver workshops about their business, idea generation and yes…
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Where to go from a PhD

Perhaps the most daunting choice facing any PhD student is where to go following their PhD. Discussions among PhD students in my time at Durham seemed to focus on the binary choice of either staying in academia or moving to London, both of which have positives and negatives. Hopefully I can convince you all that by no means are…
My research internship
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My research internship

The project In the Summer between first and second year, I was lucky enough to take part in an internship research project offered by BP to Durham students across a range of subjects. It may come as a surprise that as a geology student, the research project I embarked upon had nothing to do with rocks. Instead it focused on how…