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The Lab Sessions

As you may already know from my previous posts on the blog, I am currently in the midst of my research project for which I will have to write up a 7000-word dissertation. I consider myself as one of the lucky ones as I only have to write up what my school calls a “mini-dissertation” which …

Testing, testing…

I’m sorry if this isn’t the most fun topic in the world, but this is what is taking over my life right now, so can definitely be described as student life! Today I have tested eight people and taken part in three other experiments or surveys. Am I whacky scientist, you may be wondering. Well, …

Word limits which are really restricti…

This week I’m going to vent my frustrations towards virtually-impossible-to-stick-to word limits, as I’ve been having a fun filled time writing my project proposal (psychology’s version of a dissertation) and sending off a graduate job application. Unlike essay word counts (which can be bad enough) these are short answer questions – just what can you …

Everything BUT Revision

Hi there. I finally finished my project, and got it professionally printed and bound at the SU Print Shop. Hurray! It felt really strange handing it in because it meant it was officially over… No more proofing, re-arranging tables or finding other ways to say “Therefore” and “However”. At least now I can concentrate on revising for exams… …