Today is the 22nd of December, a day after the winter solstice. The end of another three months of social distancing and remote working - the last three months on my fellowship, officially over on the 31st of December. Ohhh I am going to miss it! Let's start this last diary with some personal 'achievements' …
July to September 2020 – year 3, remote working in the heatwave
Summer heat. Getting hotter by the day and busier with tourists oblivious of risks of transmission. We continued with our own personal mini lockdown.
April to beginning of July 2020 – year 3 and remote working continues
In Europe we have been through the first 'wave' (*) of COVID-19, the UK still not quite at the end of it. It's now the beginning of July and I am still remote working (from France). At the beginning it was stress and strict lockdown: only allowed one hour outside each day, within 1km walk, …
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January to March 2020 – beginning of year 3
Relocating from Australia to Europe, and slowing down because of the epidemics
Mid-September to December 2019 – last months of year two in Australia.
Fires and smoke, writing and presenting results, wrapping up the fellowship in Australia and planning year three in Europe.
May to mid-September 2019 – year two continues…
Data collection, observing a cabinet, learning to use WOMBAT, and then back in Europe for conferences and family
End of Summer, January to April 2019 (first 3 and half months of year 2 of the fellowship)
I am finding it hard to make a diary of this time. Perhaps it's the struggle with the end of summer. Though Autumn is also beautiful. Let's start with research progress... First, a new cabinet study. I completed scoping review, research protocol and plans for a study of automated dispensing cabinets in ICUs. Submitted to …
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Last four months of year One, to the holiday season 2018
My fellowship diary for these last four months, September to December 2018
First Autumn/Winter, to early September 2018
August is almost spring. Who said there is no winter in Sydney. Antarctic chill started in early May, and old homes have character but no heating system. I didn’t bring enough warm clothes in the move from Europe and felt really cold. But then this first winter was cut in half in late June by …
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Beginnings, to May 2018
How does one start a global fellowship? Resettle, Re-register, New friends, New research, Cross fields.