Welcome to my blog

This is where you’ll find me rambling about my thoughts, life experiences, the PhD, my hometown, and my love for Neapolitan customs and food. Also, some cool science I find around.

The resilient side

This post is long overdue. In all this talking about PhD, I’ve left something else behind. Like the imposter, this is one of the main points I want to discuss. Probably the most important skill I acquired as a PhD student. Resilience. The ability to start again if things go wrong, to not give up,…

An unwanted companion – the imposter

This conversation is taking longer than I was expecting, but there is one thing I have purposely left behind. It was something deeply embedded into myself but that I’d never heard before. Never. It was the imposter.

And what did I learn?

If you go back and read the whole PhD and then what series, you can find plenty of hints on how important doing a PhD abroad has been for my personal growth. But what is that I am most grateful for?

But what did I do during my PhD?

So far, I’ve been talking a lot about why I decided to do a PhD, the issues I’ve encountered and what’s my job now that I’ve left academia. But I’ve not really mentioned my actual research. Thinking back to my PhD, it’s almost like the research I’ve carried out sits the background of my personal…


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