Philosophising. Yes, apparently it is a word.

One common theme of my musings on research life is about stepping back a little. Gaining a different viewpoint on your work can reap dividends. Whilst it can happen serendipitously, I’ve found it can be encouraged through discussion between friends and colleagues. Of course, writing research papers forces you to question the true understanding you…

Moving around to move forward

If you, like me, spend most of your working life at a desk then you might begin to question how influential this is.  My fingers move. The keyboard rattles. The brain flows through cycles on deep and shallow thought. Ok, but what is the role of the environment? I must admit on starting to feel…