Astronomy and Cosmology at Durham – Carolina Cuesta-Lazaro
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Astronomy and Cosmology at Durham – Carolina Cuesta-Lazaro

Durham University PhD astrophysics research student Carolina Cuesta-Lazaro talks about how her studies have led her to learn a lot about machine learning statistics and Artificial Intelligence, skills that can be applied to other fields like healthcare and natural language processing. Find out more about Astronomy and Cosmology…
Astronomy and Cosmology at Durham University – Dr Chichuan Jin
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Astronomy and Cosmology at Durham University – Dr Chichuan Jin

Former Durham PhD student Chichuan Jin talks about his time at the University and his research work. Jin, who is now a researcher in the National Astronomical Observatories of China, Chinese Academy of Sciences, is a core member of the Einstein Probe mission which will look for black holes hidden in the centre of galaxies. He…
A short overview of the UARCTIC Network and the opportunities it offers for Arctic researchers
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A short overview of the UARCTIC Network and the opportunities it offers for Arctic researchers

Cover shot – A view of Nuuk, October 2017 What is the UARCTIC? When I started studying the Arctic Region and its indigenous peoples, I had little knowledge about its features and peculiarities. After moving to Rovaniemi at the end of 2016, I started to acquire a better understanding of the European Arctic, but I did…
SCI Scholarship, my PhD and me
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SCI Scholarship, my PhD and me

During the first six months of my PhD in Soft Matter and Functional Interfaces Centre of Doctoral Training (SOFI CDT), I and 20 other PhD students (Cohort 5 of SOFI) had the opportunity to act as “consultants” as part of our training of understanding soft matter science within an industrial and multidisciplinary context.