STORIES.

Tamara Dancheva

Tamara Dancheva

Doing a Ph.D. is an arduous journey (or a labyrinth) that can be very exhausting and equally rewarding, the latter driving me forward…
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Lena Frerking

Lena Frerking

In the end, it did [work out], and I am more than happy that I took the risk to fail…
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Dr Camilla Schelpe

Dr Camilla Schelpe

I loved learning about cosmology, but when it came to research, I found the techniques for making progress weren’t very field specific – I was chipping away at the corners of the unknown without much day-to-day exposure to the bigger picture…
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Kristina Thurmann

Kristina Thurmann

Looking back I am so happy that I studied mathematics because it got me where I am right now…
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Rachel Furner

Rachel Furner

At 33, feeling like this was a foolhardy thing to begin at such an age, but also super excited about the chance to spend 4 years absorbed in something for the pure interest of it, I began my PhD looking at using machine learning to model the ocean…
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Julia Kroos

Julia Kroos

The most exciting part of research for me was and is solving a problem. It is like a scavenger hunt: you follow traces, read instructions and do trials, which surprisingly involves a lot of creativity…
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Tamara Grossmann

Tamara Grossmann

Throughout, there were always little things that got me excited again about doing maths…
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Joana Sarah Grah

Joana Sarah Grah

It is essential to have role models to look up to from the beginning and ideally to be mentored and supported by experienced and committed persons. I am extremely lucky and thankful to have those people in my life…
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