Fantastic Bones: Niffler

On this instalment of Fantastic Bones and Where To Find Them we’re going to look at an animal with slightly simpler anatomy than last week’s hexapod Hippogriff! So please welcome our creature of the week – it’s everyone’s favourite adorable thief, the Niffler! Nifflers Nifflers are small, long-snouted creatures with fluffy black fur[1]. In appearance they … More Fantastic Bones: Niffler

Fantastic Bones and Where to Find Them

Welcome to an exciting new blog series that I’m doing called Fantastic Bones and Where to Find Them! I’ll be looking at mythological creatures and trying to work out their skeletal anatomy. This all was born of a lunchtime conversation in the archaeology lab about hippogriffs, which, as a six-limbed, flying quadruped, must have an intriguing … More Fantastic Bones and Where to Find Them

GUIDE: custom dictionary, autocorrect & chart templates to new machine

Recently I had to have my work laptop replaced with a different model. I’ve been using the machine for around three and a half years, my whole PhD, and I had a lot of custom settings making me more efficient. When I moved to the new machine, I found out just how many I had … More GUIDE: custom dictionary, autocorrect & chart templates to new machine