Celebrating holidays with family is a luxury denied to many. I can’t remember how many times I had to spend holidays away from home during my undergraduate days in Malaysia. But I remember each time I would feel sad and lonely. Fortunately I wasn’t completely alone.
Hey there, happy new year! So, the first semester is over and I don’t know how to feel, on the one hand I feel relieved that I am done, but at the same time I feel sad because every month that passes, brings us one step closer to August.
Someone recently asked me why I make regular posts on social media. After talking to a few other friends, I realized that he is one of the many people that have a negative outlook of social media. Like everything else, social media does have its pros and cons.
My first term here has just ended. It has been great even if I had struggled a lot. I learned many new things about the field I am studying now which is renewable energy and many other things that are not related to my study. Here is the list of the things I have learned in the past 3 months:
Research groups often uphold the ideal scientific collaboration. The picture that comes to mind every time the word “collaboration” is mentioned can be people sitting, speaking, and exchanging thoughts that drive toward the goal of creating better well-being.