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Understanding Quantum Physics shouldn't be so darn hard!
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Understanding Quantum Physics shouldn't be so darn hard!

I came to Durham University to pursue a PhD in Quantum Physics and Computing. The purpose of this blog is to show that Quantum Physics (and computation!!) doesn’t really have to be as hard as what Scientist are publishing! Let’s just have a look at a famous experiment called the Hong–Ou–Mandel optical effect and try…
Life after Durham #1
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Life after Durham #1

Four years passed by like a breeze and I moved to London to step into a full-time job right after graduation. Going from university to the nine-to-five life did feel like such a drastic change – wait, am I not supposed to work after getting back home, and weekends are actually free – and the thought of actually…
Divas by name, not by nature
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Divas by name, not by nature

Cheerleading can be stereotypically considered a cliquey sport. For some, it’s not even a sport (in spite of having dance, gymnastics, acrobatics and lifting people in the air). As part of Durham Divas, and someone who’s been involved in cheerleading since the beginning of university, I can confirm it is the most inclusive…
My student-athlete experience
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My student-athlete experience

Being a female student-athlete is special becausethere are oftentimeswe are overlooked and underestimated.Growing up, I was usually one of the only girls on the court and I enjoyed the moments of proving people wrong when they see that I too can play. Using this as motivation and beingable to…
The importance of sustainable fashion
SocietiesStudent experience

The importance of sustainable fashion

I love fashion, I really do. I think it’s an excellent way to express yourself. I have always liked art and in another life, I would love to have done interior or fashion design. Art GCSE was a lot of effort but strangely enough, I still miss it. However, I am the first to admit that in the past I have been too casual when it…
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