Hi, I'm Beth.

A picture of my face.

I'm a PhD student and I like Linux, markov bots, hackathons, Ada Lovelace, Pinterest, reading books, and Oxford commas.

I'm studying the effects of drugs on heart rhythm, using mathematical modelling to predict whether a particular medication is likely to cause an arrhythmia. I'm interested in in vitro and in silico alternatives to in vivo models. I've also been working on an NC3Rs project and wrote an article for Times Higher Education.

When I lived in Sheffield, I did lots of molecular biology, fixed computers, and made a recycling scheme happen.

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Latest blog post: Apps for academic anxiety

I've dealt with a huge amount of anxiety in my lifetime, mostly around exams and academic work (yes, it has occurred to me that perhaps I am not best suited to higher education, and yet here I am). I had my first panic attack at 16, when, after a statistics lesson, I came home and … Continue reading Apps for academic anxiety

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I really like sending and receiving letters and parcels. If you want to reach me, you can send things to:

Elizabeth McMillan
Somerville College
Woodstock Road
Oxford
OX2 6HD
UK

Alternatively, with your address and I'll send you something cool by snail mail!