Completing a PhD is an overwhelming ordeal for most, but an excruciating experience for some. David Conrad offers us a candid insight into his decision to move away from academia… Sixth grade was when I first knew I wanted... Continue Reading →
For better or for worse, PhD students become master multitaskers. So, what’s the experience like for those who on top of academic responsibilities have children to consider? Annabelle Workman shares her world with us… My daughter turned two years old... Continue Reading →
Many PhD students have the opportunity to listen to the thoughts and ideas of influential thinkers and researchers. At the PhD Life blog, we welcome reflections from seminars, conferences, symposiums and plenaries. This time, Felipe Cicaroni Fernandes shares with us... Continue Reading →
Academic research should not be the only pursuit during your PhD experience. Tyler Cochran reflects on the value of bringing some creativity into your postgraduate life… Studying a field as diverse as Humanities can be an intimidating process. Although... Continue Reading →
Curious about viva? We certainly are, and our amazing contributor Salma offered to share her recent experience. So, take a deep breath or two, and check out the first part of her story...
Saving the world can wait, we first need to finish the thesis. Regeneration, invisibility, teleportation… What are your PhD superpowers? Recently, I have come across an amusing post by Mark Bennett, in which he compares PhD students to superheroes. I... Continue Reading →
Studying for a PhD does not just change how much we know about a topic or how well we do research. The perception other have of us changes too, sometimes more than we expected. Read Sherry's post on the image of... Continue Reading →