[English] First Paper Draft & Heading Into Lockdown Week 10 marked a big step in my academic career. I finished the first full draft of my first-ever paper. This is the final product of work started during my M.
[English] PC Issues & Winter school Week 8 started me of in a rough patch. A failing SSD drive in my personal PC went completely bust on me. Unfortunately, I have not received a university notebook yet so this spelled potential disaster.
[English] Overwhelmed and Excited Just like that, another two weeks pass. I can already tell that these three years will pass by faster than I would like.
So it is that, during the last two weeks, I dealt with Danish bureaucracy which was more of a headache than it had any right to be, if I’m being perfectly honest – even for a German who’s used to bureaucracy by birth .
[English] Getting Started on my PhD Journey So, this is it then. Back at the Technical University of Dresden, it was October 2013 and I had just started my undergraduate studies when I first met a PhD student who was working as a teaching assistant on one of our lab practicals.