Keeping a sharp mental edge during a PhD in a pandemic

By Argus Pesqueda (CREAF) A Pile of PhD Pandemic Pointers – Creativity and how it can shape your morale and mental sharpness  You’ve been there. You’ve hit that rock bottom that you’ve seen exaggerated on TV, like Homer Simpson does so often in The Simpsons. You...

Tools for Surviving a PhD during a Pandemic

By Bart Bussmann (imec) Doing a PhD is challenging. Doing a PhD in a new country is difficult. Doing a PhD in a new country during a world-wide pandemic is seriously hardcore. PhD students are prone to procrastination? Why not try working from home where distractions...

Meet Virginia Vargolskaia (ESR15)

Hi! My name is Virginia, and I was the final Ph.D. student to join the project this summer, perhaps because I’m the only social scientist, and I’ll be the one researching the researchers. In any case, I feel lucky for the chance to work alongside all of the...

Meet Vaidehi Narsingh (ESR13)

“Since my childhood I was told, ‘aim for the skies’. I think I took it damn seriously. Hello, so here I am, Vaidehi Narsingh who traveled from India to Denmark to pursue my dream of being an M.Sc. graduate in Earth and Space Physics and Engineering from the...

Meet Ruth Tchana Wandji (ESR7)

My name is Ruth TCHANA WANDJI, I am from Cameroon, a country located in Central Africa and often called “Africa in miniature”. Concerning my academical background, I schooled both in Cameroon and France, respectively. I had an enriching background in the field of...