Hi, I’m Finn, a Natural Sciences student. I’m currently doing a placement as a Medical Microwave Imaging Research Technician & Project Coordinator in the Department of Physics here at York. Why did you decide to do a placement? I decided to undertake a placement year for two key reasons. The first was to gain the … Continue reading On placement with the Department of Physics
Walking into the Physics department, you really start to understand why it is called the Physics department. Writing on blackboards here and there, a door that says ‘Danger! 14,000 Volts,’ and labs with endless rows of electronic equipment. It does seem like the natural habitat of a mad scientist – and it sure makes you … Continue reading A beginner’s guide to the Department of Physics
Hello there! I’ve been writing these blog posts for a little while now but realised I’ve never actually introduced myself. So for those of you new to the site here’s a little a bit about me… My route to get here: My name is Emma! Home for me is a small town in Sussex. I’m … Continue reading A little bit about me!
Internships, work experience, student placements, I’m sure you’ve probably had six million careers talks all about the merit of doing them. The ‘transferable’ skills you’ll gain and how great it’ll look on your CV etc etc. I’ve been there, sitting in the lecture theatre thinking sure, sure, yeah, punctuality is important obviously, blah blah and … Continue reading Internships, work experience, student placements, etc, etc…
In my last post I mentioned that I was doing a lab report but I realised that you guys probably don’t know what that, or labs in general, really involve. So here goes… Before I came to uni I had an idea in my head what labs would be like. Most of these involved me wearing … Continue reading A little bit about labs