Have you been thinking about completing a PhD? Have you got lots of questions but you are not sure who to ask? In the following article, I have highlighted some PhD facts you always wanted to know but were afraid to ask.
10 Career Paths for PhDs
Are you a PhD or early career researcher thinking ahead to a career move outside of academia? Are you about to start a PhD and want to know the types of job opportunities open to researchers? The good news is that for a variety of job roles and career routes…>
Transferable skills from your PhD
Your PhD does not only make you an expert in your field, but also provides you with crucial skills that make you an attractive employee for a wide range of positions
Moving PhD research forward while navigating a new normal
Reflect on the pandemic, give yourself the opportunity to learn from the experience, and move your research forward.
Career Planning for PhDs
There is no doubt that studying for a PhD develops a range and depth of skills with the potential to make you a highly marketable employee. This post highlights a range of resources and support for career planning that will enable you to make the most of your skills and experiences when applying for job roles.
Working from home on your PhD
Seven tips for staying motivated when working from home on your PhD During COVID-19 we all pivoted to working from home, almost overnight. As we are nearing the 1,5-year mark of this global pandemic, we know that the nature of work has changed. Many companies will adopt a hybrid model,…>
How to Prepare for a Viva on Zoom
This article breaks down the steps you can go through to prepare yourself for a successful viva on Zoom!
One of the last steps a Ph.D. candidate goes through before becoming a Doctor is the PhD viva, short for viva voce.
Getting your post-PhD job during COVID-19
Which jobs can you apply for post-PhD? We learn how COVID-19 changed the mechanics and tools in this process, but not your employability and impact.
Writing Scientific Papers
Writing scientific papers for publication in academic journals is something you’re going to have to do during an academic career. Being faced with a lab book full of results and a blank screen is challenging and for many researchers, this can be compounded by English not being their first language….>
Abbie Jones, 3rd Year PhD Student
Conferences and travelling: the glamorous and not so glamorous truth In her 2nd Vlog, Abbie talks about the amazing opportunities that international conferences can offer, but also discusses the downside of jetlag, time away from research and the impact overall of long haul travel. “It’s all about the balance,” she…>