#Demphd chat – From Alzheimer’s to Lewy Bodies

Yesterday we discussed the topic of subtype diagnosis in the #demphd chat, which actually gave me some good ideas for some of my PhD chapters in which I compare everyday functioning profiles (IADLs) between Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia. But let’s move back to the beginning. Most non-researchers or non-clinicians might confuse dementia and… Continue reading #Demphd chat – From Alzheimer’s to Lewy Bodies

The PhD viva, a thing of nightmares?

Hi all. Here’s a blog, reproduced from a post I wrote a few years ago which was originally posted on the fuse open science blog (http://fuseopenscienceblog.blogspot.co.uk/search/label/GGibson) reflecting on my experiences of going through my viva.  Having spoken to other phd students who have had viva’s after this, i’ve noted a range of experience.  But while a… Continue reading The PhD viva, a thing of nightmares?