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Considering a PhD, but wondering what you'll actually get out of it? We've sat down with some of the UK's top academics to hear their experiences and thoughts on postgraduate study. Daniel Davis is the Professor of Immunology at the University of Manchester and author of The Compatibility Gene (Penguin). Here he shares some advice for new studentsRead post
Concerned about the progress of your thesis? Worried about gaining new skills? Struggling with imposter syndrome? Gaia Cantelli explains how to overcome some common PhD fears.Read post
Should postgraduate students pay attention to the results of the UK's 2018 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)? We've taken a closer look.Read post
Dr Jo Twist OBE studied a PhD in Online Communities at University of Newscastle and is now the CEO at The Association for UK Interactive Entertainment, a company that supports the UK's games and interactive entertainment industry. Here she shares some advice for new students.Read post
How do you know when the person interviewing you is not the best choice for supervising your PhD? Sofia is a first-year PhD student in Austria – find out how she went about finding the right project and supervisor.Read post
Career planning is an important part of the PhD experience, but sometimes a great job finds you during a doctorate.Read post
Considering a PhD, but wondering what you'll actually get out of it? We've sat down with some of the UK's top academics to hear their experiences and thoughts on postgraduate study. Nawamin Pinpathomrat is currently doing a DPhil in Clinical Medicine at University of Oxford. He also reached the final round of the 2018 iteration of MasterChef UK. Here he shares some advice for new students.Read post