Location: Finding what works for you…

Hello All! Over the past few months I feel like I’ve been extremely busy! Busy attending conferences, doing guest lectures, giving a presentation in front of my department, applying for grants, and continuing to collect contextual information from both primary and secondary sources for my thesis. I’ve been doing whatever I can to help the … [Read more…]

Advice from the other side (of comps)

I recently finished my comprehensive exam in the Cognitive and Behavioural Ecology (CABE) program at MUN. I had a fairly positive experience and I feel like I learned a lot of valuable information about some things I either already knew a little bit about as well as some things I knew nothing about. Shortly after … [Read more…]

Giving accolades back to our mentors

Hi everyone! I hope you’re all doing well and getting a chance to enjoy the fine St. John’s weather we are experiencing this spring. Note: at time of writing, it was absolutely beautiful around campus – but that can all change very quickly at any given moment. As they say, if you don’t like the … [Read more…]

Team work

Hello everyone! I hope you are doing well and enjoying the beautiful weather! I forgot how enjoyable it is to leave the house without creating formulas and making calculations involving degrees Celsius and number of coats. Green grass, birds, trees… Spring is in the air! While I looked down to avoid stepping on ice when … [Read more…]

Recharge and revitalize

Hey everyone! Can you believe that this is already my third blog post? It feels like yesterday that I submitted my last post. I do not know where the time went. This semester really flew by. As you may remember from my previous blog posts, I had a lot of ups and downs during the … [Read more…]

Exams, abstracts, and even more abstracts…

Hello wonderful readers, It seems like only yesterday I was writing my previous blog post for the Graduate Student Blog, where I spoke about getting more comfortable in the lab environment. Since then, I’ve ran some more reactions and now I’m trying to optimize the time for my fish oil reaction. I spent a lot … [Read more…]