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The life of a neutron

Artists impression of the life of a neutron, fission process etc; http://youtu.be/DQAQfTMIChc from colleagues in Sweden

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Advice on Figures in Theses

Imperial is now publishing Phd theses online; as part of this, the library are now worried about copyright on figures and images reproduced from the literature. So there is now a requirement on PhD students at the time of submission to certify … Continue reading

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3 Types of Collaborator Interesting link from a friend who is a conductor / musician

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Repatriating…

Interesting for overseas students, postdocs, … http://naomihattaway.com/2013/09/i-am-a-triangle-and-other-thoughts-on-repatriation/

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Wow! Engineering pays off, at least in the US

See here.

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Doing Teaching Right

Academic staff at research universities often have an ambiguous relationship with teaching.  And, there are a lot of myths floating around than animate the background assumptions made by journalists and government panels alike about how seriously teaching is taken.  So, … Continue reading

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Living on a PhD stipend in London

When hiring PhD students, I often get asked about money by fresh graduates who are trying to work out “how much is enough?” But first, some background for the uninitiated. People studying for PhDs in the UK are treated as … Continue reading

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