Birthday week firsts: Post-party energy, driving lessons and a chiropractor visit

It's been a great week of birthday celebrations (yay to the October-born). ¬†With all the changes that have happened this year, I found myself caught up at the start of this semester with the "must work all the time" kind of mentality that comes with starting a new job. Not surprisingly I found myself becoming … Continue reading Birthday week firsts: Post-party energy, driving lessons and a chiropractor visit

Moving sideways (again) in academia: back to class

It's been nearly three years since I've taken on the role as Researcher Development Officer and I sometimes I still feel like I'm in a kind of transition period. Recently I was part of a panel of speakers discussing our views of what employers look for in PhDs. The discussion made me think about how … Continue reading Moving sideways (again) in academia: back to class