Nepal · pelvic floor muscle · pelvic organ prolapse · Phd · research · resources

When feasibility trumps robustness

The struggle of a PhD student wrestling between feasibility and robust study designs

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We have ALL experienced racism

With all this media hoopla lately on discrimination, I’ve been thinking a lot about my own situation. Upon deep self-reflection, I know for a fact that I’ve been treated differently because of who I am and how I look.   So who, may you ask, am I? I would say that I am a smallish white… Continue reading We have ALL experienced racism

feminist · Nepal · Phd · PhD life · research · resources

Women in the spotlight

My heart is so heavy.  My twitter feed is full of stories showcasing the type of decisions that are and will be made in the USA with the current government.  Even though I’m an Australian citizen, I lived in the USA for 10 years.  I completed my Physical Therapy degree there and worked an additional… Continue reading Women in the spotlight

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Week 1 of my PhD data collection in Nepal

There was so much anticipation and anxiety leading up to commencing my PhD research projects being conducted in Nepal this November.  Having arrived now and completed 2 days of data collection has significantly eased my stress so now I’m feeling quite calm about the upcoming 4 weeks. Partnering with groups overseas can create an element of stress in… Continue reading Week 1 of my PhD data collection in Nepal