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Strolling around Harvard Campus

Hi all! Don’t you love when you have a commitment somewhere, and things don’t go as planned afterwards, making a shift for the better? I had that same feeling when I found myself in Harvard and had to work after the said commitment. I tried to go to the cafeteria of Harvard Art Museum (which is… Continue reading Strolling around Harvard Campus

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What I learned in 1 month in Cambridge & MIT

Hi! So, if you read my blog frequently, which I hope you do (Pussy the Boots eyes), you might have noticed I’ve been a bit absent from writing and making social media content. So that would be my first lessons about this month! Today, March 3rd 2017, it’s 1 month since I’ve arrived! I am… Continue reading What I learned in 1 month in Cambridge & MIT

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Leadership for non-leaders

Hi all! This post comes at the end of the first week here at the MIT. It has been super eventful and I really should take more pictures to showcase my life, but I can say that, as I write this, we had a severe snowstorm. MIT even shut down. Here are some pictures of… Continue reading Leadership for non-leaders

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The first weekend in Boston

Hi all! I have been super busy getting to know the city, setting myself up at the MIT, and I even saw the first snow already. But today I managed to wind down a little and try to get this post ready before Tuesday ends here in the East Coast. The first weekend was amazing… Continue reading The first weekend in Boston

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Life’s like a bicycle

Hi all! This will be a very short post, I’m writing this like 6h before I depart to the USA and there’s a bunch of things to do still, so it’s just to say that today is the day I’m moving to make part of my PhD in Boston. I have been feeling all the… Continue reading Life’s like a bicycle

Interviews · The PhD voice

Interview with Sophie from Soph Talks Science

Hi all! This month has been hectic, with lots of cool things at work that take time and the preparation of the move to the US. I am honest, I did not manage to write as I intended because of this, but I am glad that I managed to release the two interviews with other… Continue reading Interview with Sophie from Soph Talks Science

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My take on impostor syndrome

Hi! I was planning on writing this post much later in my blog, but I felt so compelled to write this post today. Because things happen and I felt this urge. This will be a very personal post, not overthought, so bear with me through my confession. For who comes from outside the PhD and… Continue reading My take on impostor syndrome

Events · The PhD voice

PubhD – Explain your PhD in a bar

Hi all! This will be the last PhD related post of 2016 and what better way to finish the year of posts than by cheering? That’s what you do in a bar, right? Yes, and you can also listen to PhD students explaining their research in a really informal style and being asked questions by… Continue reading PubhD – Explain your PhD in a bar

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Is doing a PhD like launching a startup?

Hi all! Since attending Web Summit the past November and working with startups directly as a volunteer, I have been thinking about writing a post comparing startups with PhDs. This idea first came into my mind after watching the talk with the very energetic and peculiar Gary Vaynerchuk on Youtube. I couldn’t watch this live since… Continue reading Is doing a PhD like launching a startup?

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Thankful for the PhD journey

Hi all! I meant to write a completely different thing for my PhD related post this week and I’ll save that for the next post, but since it’s Thanksgiving week, nothing is more appropriate than to stop and think about our journeys. So, if you’re reading this post, either if you’re an academic like me or… Continue reading Thankful for the PhD journey