Meet the Scientist- Eirini Xemantilotou

Hi Everyone!

It is time you to meet another scientist this week I would like to introduce you to Eirini Xemantilotou who is a 3rd year PhD student at the University of St Andrews and the James Hutton Institute.

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Advice and tips from current PhDs

A PhD takes time (3-4 years in fact, and even longer in the States!) but during our first year, we sometimes forget this!

For me, when I look back, I realise that first year was the year of learning- understanding new techniques and concepts, getting a grip with the new lab equipment, and doing a lot of reading, but at the time I know I stressed about not having data, and where my project was going.

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There is more to the PhD than the PhD

Everyone has a different approach to their PhD: there are people who come in to do the PhD, and go home, and there are the ones who get involved in societies, outreach and science communication. Each to their own. But for me- being able to get involved in outreach and science communication is one of the things I truly love.

Why should you get involved in Science communication and Outreach?

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Meet the Scientist- Jenna Loiseau

Hi everyone and welcome to the first post in the new series: meet the scientist!

Since starting my PhD and this Blog I have met many inspiring scientists- and I want to share their amazing research, and journeys from student to fully fledged scientist with you!

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