I am coming off what I feel to be a monumental week, and further, what I believe to be a positive predictor for the rest of the year. Last week, the head of my lab and I took to Jakarta, Indonesia to meet with our partners to discuss moving forward with the many projects associated […]Read more "Mr. Positivity and Obama take Jakarta, The World Bank, and The National Institute of Science"
As 2015 comes to a close I bask in gratitude to a monumental year. I must again apologize for the tardiness of this piece, however in part I feel this piece warrants tardiness— a reflection deserves proper time and thought. As I consider this past year, it seems rather insurmountable to consider all of the […]Read more "Reflections and Forecasting of a Transient Life"
I hope everyone had a lovely holiday and had the chance to reflect on what they are thankful for. I know I did. One thing that is invaluable to me is my safety and the safety of all human beings. There is quite an accumulation of dialogue currently on terrorist acts, terrorist factions, and how […]Read more "ISIS, ISIL, IS— Doesn’t Matter What You Call Them"
Alas, here I am only a few weeks into the beginning of a long journey through the perilous landscape of technological engagement, and I’ve already found myself falling behind on post. I wish I could say that my deficiency in postings were due to a scarcity of time— but that would be a lie. On […]Read more "The Chancellor"
Nothing like a shocking subject line to capture attention. As counterintuitive as this may seem, I request that I be given the consideration to argue my case. I do assert that my PhD Candidature will be both: one of the hardest and one of the easiest endeavours I’ve ever attempted to conquer. This post is […]Read more "Why My PhD Candidature Will Be One of the Easiest Things I’ve Done"
After approximately two weeks of residency some odd 9,476 miles away from home— I have officially settled in. After some deliberate consideration and overcoming some apprehensions, I have decided to start a blog. Despite previous conceptions and reservations I have held over virtual presence, I have concluded that the best way to encapsulate, reflect, and […]Read more "Hello from Aussie-land"