Essays and articles

Commuting again

Today, for the first time since mid-March, I went physically back to my University to work.

2020-11-05 13:20. 4 minute read.

On going virtual

Virtual machines are now commonplace in industry and academia. They offer huge flexibility in managing large and/or complicated installations. But what about for individual use, as a power user and developer? Would that work? Would it be worth it? In the interests of science, I decided to find out.

2020-10-30 09:28. 15 minute read.

How to write an abstract

I've spent much of this week working with MSc students writing their dissertations, and this has inevitably led to the part of a dissertation that often causes the most pain to write (and read, for that matter): the abstract.

2020-08-06 11:25. 5 minute read.

Self-publishing "Epidemic modelling"

I thought I should record the journey I took to self-publishing a science book, in case anyone else decides they want to follow me on it.

2020-07-17 18:03. 25 minute read.