Posts tagged 'PhD'

The Recipe for Sweet PhD Success - Part 2

The Recipe for Sweet PhD Success - Part 2

There’s no sugar-coating it. A PhD is a big commitment that requires patience, determination, and an appetite for success! In the second of her brilliant two-part series, Dr Noelia D Falcon of the University of East Anglia shares her recipe for the perfect PhD experience.

By Dr Noelia D Falcon, University of East Anglia
Views: 1765
The Recipe for Sweet PhD Success - Part 1

The Recipe for Sweet PhD Success - Part 1

A PhD is no piece of cake, yet if you add the right ingredients at the right times, you might just whip up something truly satisfying! In the first of a two-part series, Dr Noelia D Falcon of the University of East Anglia shares her recipe for PhD success!

By Dr Noelia D Falcon, University of East Anglia
Views: 5998
Under Pressure: Breaking Free from the Stress of Your PhD

Under Pressure: Breaking Free from the Stress of Your PhD

The pressure of a PhD can be all-consuming. As your thesis deadline looms, it’s easy to buckle under the strain of anxiety, imposter syndrome and outright exhaustion. Dr Noelia D Falcon, a senior research associate at the University of East Anglia, shares her experiences of coping with PhD pressure, and speaks openly about dealing with a period of grief during one of the most stressful times in her life.

By Dr Noelia D Falcon, University of East Anglia
Views: 6475
Navigating the PhD to Postdoc Transition

Navigating the PhD to Postdoc Transition

The transition from PhD to postdoc can be a tricky one. To navigate the process smoothly it’s essential to make decisions and start planning as early as you can. Dr Heema Kumari Nilesh Vyas of the University of Sydney shares her PhD to postdoc story and offers 5 top tips to help make your transition as stress-free as possible.

By Dr Heema Kumari Nilesh Vyas, University of Sydney
Views: 3248
The Science PhD Survival Pack

The Science PhD Survival Pack

Whether you are writing up your dissertation, struggling in the lab, or a new PhD student, our Science PhD Survival Pack has resources to support you...

By Sam Roome PhD
Views: 9278
Unprecedented: The Story of a Lockdown Viva (Dissertation Defense)

Unprecedented: The Story of a Lockdown Viva (Dissertation Defense)

Defending your doctoral thesis can be a daunting prospect at any time, but doing it via video call is another challenge altogether! Dr. Harry Potter of the University of Edinburgh shares the story of his lockdown PhD defense, and considers the pros and cons of a virtual viva...

By Dr. Harry Potter, University of Edinburgh
Views: 5821
From PhD to Parliament: What I’ve Learned Since Finishing My Science PhD

From PhD to Parliament: What I’ve Learned Since Finishing My Science PhD

Finishing your PhD? Maybe contemplating a career outside of academia? Dr. Sophie Millar shares the lessons she's learnt since finishing her PhD, and gives some insights that might help you embark upon an adventure beyond the lab...

By Dr Sophie Millar, Brussels, Belgium
Views: 5395
The Life Scientists’ Guide to Presenting at Conferences

The Life Scientists’ Guide to Presenting at Conferences

How do you cope with nerves when presenting at a conference? What's the best way to practise giving your presentation? And how do you write your content? The Life Scientists' Guide to Presenting at Conferences is packed full of advice from experts, as well as some excellent tips from our community of scientists - helping you deliver your next scientific presentation with confidence and flair!

By Sam Roome PhD
Views: 15533
Sailing Through Your PhD Thesis: Writing Tips

Sailing Through Your PhD Thesis: Writing Tips

Looking for tips on writing your PhD thesis / dissertation? Dr Zeinab Leila Asgarian from University College London shares her advice on how to write your dissertation, and even enjoy the process!

By Dr. Zeinab Leila Asgarian, University College London, UK
Views: 12784
Surviving Your PhD Viva / Dissertation Defense

Surviving Your PhD Viva / Dissertation Defense

You've been working hard in the lab for years, you've submitted your PhD thesis, and there is one more hurdle...Our fabulous guest blogger Dr. James Quinn, shares his top tips for surviving your PhD viva (dissertation defense).

By James Quinn, Postdoctoral Researcher, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
Views: 21759