Category Archives: PhD

PhD Study Memoirs

If there’s anything you learn during a PhD (especially in the social science field), it is writing. Of course, the act of writing is born out of an underlying sequence of activities – thinking deeply (analytically) on matters, connecting dots, synthesizing (new) meaning and … Continue reading

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Finishing the Internship – Its a wrap!

4 months did whizz by quite fast. And so the internship has come to an end! It was indeed a wonderful and inspiring experience and I am truly humbled and thankful for the opportunity! This post is more of a … Continue reading

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Research Internship – So It Begins.

This post summarizes my early thoughts regarding my upcoming internship, what preparations have been like and what goals I have in mind. Preparations This has meant multiple things for me. It has meant going through the paper work at my … Continue reading

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How to Scrape/Crawl Research Data Using Selenium WebDriver – and Java

As a researcher, there are many times you will need to assemble a dataset of information in the public domain (on websites) for research studies. E.g you want to analyse thousands  comments on a forum, or download and process hundreds … Continue reading

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Post Graduate (PhD) Student Life Experience in Hong Kong – What is it like ?

Photo Credit : Me .. Hiking on lantau peak I have deliberately delayed writing this post first because I have been lazy 😀 … and second , I took my time getting to know the region in order to get … Continue reading

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