Spring, Science and Some Cars


It’s been a very busy month, hence the delay in this post. Spring has arrived and the warmer weather means Geneva is in bloom: Now that the evenings are warmer they light up the Jet d’Eau, which makes for a

Read more

Stairs, a Presentation and Going Underground… and Stairs


Stairs. Lots and lots of stairs. They’re putting a new lift in our building which means I’ve got to walk up and down six flights of stairs every day for six weeks. But apart from that it’s been a good

Read more

Work and Snow


After a relaxing 3 weeks at home for Christmas doing no work, it was back to reality with a bump this month. I’ve spent much of my time writing my progress report, but it’s more or less finished now, which

Read more

Celebrations, Visitors and Snow


Lots has happened in the last month and a half here in Geneva. For Bonfire Night I went to a British supermarket over the border in France. The heavy rain saved the Guy from the flames, but lots of people

Read more

A semester at Purdue

Final approach into Purdue Airport

I’ve had the amazing opportunity of spending last semester abroad, at Purdue University in the USA, and I thought I would share my experience here – hopefully this will come in handy to anyone else considering going to Purdue. Life

Read more

Autumn Is Here


Month two in Geneva and autumn is definitely upon us. The mornings are especially chilly; luckily the trams to CERN are nice and warm. At CERN I’ve managed to make some interesting histograms with nice peaks on them, though perhaps

Read more