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Organize a conference? Why not!
Building relationships / You & your PhD / Your views

Organize a conference? Why not!

We all know it’s great to attend and present at conferences as a PhD student, but how about organizing one? Sixian shares her experience of organising CAL’s annual postgraduate conference and shows us what’s it like on the other side…  “I can foresee what our participants would do on the first day of the conference,” … Continue reading

Being a PhD and all the rest
Building relationships / You & your PhD / Your views

Being a PhD and all the rest

In our new post Federica reflects on her first year as a PhD student and discusses the thin line between “doing” and “being” a PhD… Is your PhD a very isolating experience? Don’t worry, you are not alone in feeling like this. The recurring buzzword in University websites, academics’ blogs and “How to survive a PhD” handbooks is … Continue reading