A fairytale gone bad

“You must be very intelligent – The PhD Delusion” By Karin Bodewits’ ISBN 978-3-319-59321-0 Karin Bodewits’ partly autobiographic book “You must be very intelligent – The PhD Delusion” is a revealing, tongue in cheek tale about PhD life. We first meet Karin as an idealistic, yet naïve student who wants to add to our knowledge…

Becoming a better writer – an update

Every once in a while I use this blog as a sort of diary – to document my journey of (hopefully) becoming a better writer. Given the imminent changes in my life: becoming a mom and with that a one-year long break from lab work (perks of living in Germany), I have been pondering my…