Writing plans

At the moment, I am reading the book Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks - A Guide to Academic Publishing Success by Wendy Laura Belcher. The book really breaks down the writing and publishing process into manageable bits, and focus on common writing barriers and how to overcome them. A very useful exercise is the creation ...

Time schedule

I love planning and making time schedules makes me feel in control :-) I am now around half way through my three years PhD-project. Above is the overall plan for the rest of my project, focusing on the major activities.

The PhD Toolbox

So, here is a top 10 list of the tools I use on a regular basis: 1. Mendeley I use Mendeley to manage references. It is great because I have all my literature in one place, I can highligh, take notes and share documents with my colleagues. The best thing is the Word-plugin, which makes it really ...

Pomodoro and Things On My Mind

It´s Monday and I am in a good work flow. Weekends and getting my mind of the work I am doing often help towards some level of clarity. I have a lot of things on my mind, a lot of things I want to do, and I find it a little hard to stay focused. I am ...

Friday

Friday and today is my third day at Woolf Works. I enjoy every aspect of working here, even the long morning and evening commute, which allow me to observe the city and listen to audiobooks. At the moment I am listening to Elisabeth Gilbert's book "Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear", which is indeed a ...

Shut Up And Write

This Saturday we went to a "Shut Up and Write" event at Woolf Works (love that space.) 6 hours of quietness and intense writing. I wrote a section of my paper that I had been procrastinating for some time. I also did some sketching.

Monday Intentions

Today has been a productive day, I have read a lot and I am slowly moving forward with my state-of-the-art review. I have used the day mostly reading about two decision support tools and trying to understand the concepts of "neural networks", "multi-variant design", "fuzzy logic" and "expert system". My main focus this week is to ...

First week in Singapore

This week I have: Celebrated one year with my lovely boyfriend with some great french food and drinks in the Arab Quarter and in the skybar of Marina Bay Sands Hotel with a great view of the city Had Chicken Rice two times Bought a swimming suit Established a routine of swimming in the morning Been swimming 3 km Made revisions ...