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My Spooky Erasmus

Hi all! This is a bonus travel post since hey, it’s Halloween time! I know the title may be deceiving and you might think that my Erasmus stay abroad was very scary. In fact it wasn’t. Scary were the pictures I took of the experience haha! I did my Erasmus exchange program in Prague, Czech… Continue reading My Spooky Erasmus

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Tips for writing grant proposals

Hi fellow academics of all stages! Today I come to talk to you about a topic that is so troublesome for all of us: grant proposal writing! When we are kids, we imagine science as this perfect environment in the lab to find out the next big thing. However, to be able to do this,… Continue reading Tips for writing grant proposals

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Hiking in Eidfjord, Norway

Hi all! I’m super excited to bring you what must have been my favorite part of all the Norway trip, the short and almost desert hike we did in the Eidfjord area. Love when places go a bit out the tourist radar, don’t you? We came to Eidfjord area, in the shore of Hardangerfjord, after… Continue reading Hiking in Eidfjord, Norway

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My life as a woman in STEM

STEM = science, technology, engineering and mathematics 😉 Hi all! The month keeps on progressing and speaking of science, my Thesis Committee meeting is next week, wish me luck! Of course there will be a post about the experience. So, here I am to speak about a topic I’ve been reflecting a lot on: the… Continue reading My life as a woman in STEM

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Up on the Flam Railway, Norway

Hi all! I missed writing about Norway, still so much to tell you all! With all the rain coming to Portugal these days, it’s super appropriate to write you about a rainy morning in August, spent in the Flam Railway train, the Flamsbana. The ride takes one hour up from Flam, at the sea level,… Continue reading Up on the Flam Railway, Norway

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My experience at Pixels Camp

Image credits to Pixels Camp Hi all! Oh, my PhD and event related posts have been coming a bit later than usual in the week. Next week this will change hopefully. I will tell you all about multiple things I’ve been doing later, but I really want to tell you about this event where I… Continue reading My experience at Pixels Camp

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5 ways to keep your mental health during the PhD

Hi all! Since last week I had the Pixels Camp (which was awesome, btw, with a post coming about it next week), no post about PhD life came out. However, today, October 10th, it is World Mental Health Day, so I thought about speaking of a topic that is so hard to talk about and… Continue reading 5 ways to keep your mental health during the PhD

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Ferry ride along Naerofjord, Norway

Hi! It’s October, new month new posts! What better way to kickstart the first month of Fall with a post about a day with lots of rain? Yeah, that was August 26th this year in Norway. Early Fall, no? As you can see in the post about Bergen, we had a very good day with… Continue reading Ferry ride along Naerofjord, Norway