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I am angry

I know that I should not be angry and upset! Life is just good. One of my PhD students will soon see his Nature Communications paper online. I am in Singapore, enjoying the tropical warmth and I am on a … Continue reading

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Hammock and palm tree?

My four-year old grandson thought being in the tropics would mean lying in a hammock under a palm tree. Singapore is in the tropics, and there are palm trees, but so far I have not seen a single hammock. Instead … Continue reading

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The big day

Within one week, two of my PhD students successfully defended their PhD theses: Akkaneewut (Nut) Chabangborn on October 10th and Sakonvan (Moo) Chawchai on October 17. It was a great and stressful day for each of them – first presenting … Continue reading

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Life is not easy …

The last four to six months as a PhD student are probably the worst – real deadlines have to be met, manuscripts have to be finished, the thesis summary has to be completed, the thesis defense has to be prepared, … Continue reading

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Approaching the deadline

Life is almost too busy at the moment. With two PhD students finishing within the next six months, one PhD student taking his mid-term exam in May, and two licentiate students defending in less than a year. All of them … Continue reading

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Monsoon film gets attention

Great to see that our latest film Under the Eyes of the Buddha – in White Coats now is a news item on Stockholm University’s Science Faculty’s homepage. Hopefully this will help spreading the film to a wider audience. I … Continue reading

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Media communication and earth sciences

Two days in Hong Kong and two days in Singapore for our university visits seemed like a tight schedule, but we easily managed one university each day: Hong Kong’s City University and the University of Hong Kong; the National University … Continue reading

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