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From Snow to Sand - October 6, 2013

Much like my favourite books series (the Dark Tower, say thank ya for asking) it is not possible to fit everything I want to in one telling. For once I have quite a bit to blog about so I will take a leaf out of the book series and split this blog into manageable sizes. [...]

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How to Explain Chemical Engineering to a 4 year Old? - June 27, 2013

When I applied for nucleargraduates on that cold February night back in 2012, I vaguely remember seeing in the role requirements section something along the lines of “ability to communicate with all ages”. After almost 8 months with nucleargraduates they really do test this! During the course of a work day I may interact with senior management members of Chapelcross. [...]

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Science, Technology…Epic Mathematics? Seems legit. - February 1, 2013

As a nuclear graduate, we are all required to do S.T.E.M work in schools to help mold the minds of the next generation. Or something like that anyway. I’d consider it a victory if the kids were kept interested while we sneakily make them learn about science. I got round to doing my first STEM [...]

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Happy Burns Night! - January 25, 2013

Heard of it? Well I hadn’t,  I only found out about it as the canteen served even more haggis than usual (this is not even a joke, every meal today involved the stuff). Basically today is the birthday of the famous Scottish poet Robert Burns who lived in Dumfries, coincidentally right by where I work. It [...]

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