In 1895, Booker T. Washington outlined his dream for economic development for the ethnic minority community. Over the subsequent years, this led to funding into the development of schools, factories, businesses and agriculture. Around the late 1920's, there was a severe problem with Syphilis. In 1929, the disease was treated with mercury and bismuth and … Continue reading Psych Bites: Tuskegee Syphilis Study
I like to think one of my strong points is organisation. But at first, when I started my PhD (two whole years ago now!) I often found that I would forget everything that I had to do, when it had to be in for and it can often be difficult to prioritise. Get a whiteboard. … Continue reading How to keep on top of everything on a PhD.
Star Rating: 4/5 Title: Eeny Meeny Author: M J Arlidge Publisher: Penguin Pages: 448 Genre: Mystery, Thriller and Crime Purchase here The girl emerged from the woods, barely alive. Her story was beyond belief. But it was true. Every dreadful word of it. Days later, another desperate escapee is found - and a pattern is … Continue reading Book Review: Eeny Meeny by M J Arlidge (Helen Grace 1)
As part of my PhD I have to do a couple of hours teaching a week to students. Due to this, I had to undertake a short week long course as well as engaging in a number of assessments in order to gain the qualification. One of these assessments was to observe a lecturer and … Continue reading What I Learnt from my Teaching Observation.
I was always the kind of person who changed their career plans very often. I believe the first ever job I wanted was a lollipop lady (if you're not from the UK this is the person who helps children to cross the road safely) when I was around 6 years old. During our high school … Continue reading Career Choice: It’s okay to change your plans.
I love reading and I always have. So, when I started my PhD first thing I asked about was "what books do I need to read?" And whilst I was met with a lot of people who didn't use that many books on their PhD, I did manage to find some books myself which I … Continue reading Top 5 Books that saved me on my PhD
As of this month July 2018, the 13th to be exact, I will officially be in the final year of my PhD. I had a meeting last week with my supervisor to set some dates to work towards and we settled upon May 2019 when we fill in all the forms to say i intend … Continue reading Going into the Final Year of my PhD – Planning and Writing my Thesis