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Blog posts by Mike Davies

Here you can stay up to date with important postgraduate news, funding developments, international study advice and humour.

You can view a selection of our latest articles, or select from the list of topics below.



 by Mike Davies posted on 4 Aug '21 4 Aug '21

PhD Conspiracy Theories – What ‘They’ Don’t Tell You Beforehand

We're taking a sideways look at some of the mysterious forces at work in the lab, from misbehaving equipment to capricious experiments.

 by Mike Davies posted on 30 Jul '20 30 Jul '20

What Does It Take To Make a Successful PhD?

From the right mentality to a good idea, we've collected a number of things you're going to need to succeed in your PhD.

 by Mike Davies posted on 8 Aug '19 8 Aug '19

What to Expect From a PhD

Are you wondering what a PhD has in store for you? Well we have the answers (well some of them at least!)

 by Mike Davies posted on 18 Jul '19 18 Jul '19

Finding the Fun in a PhD

PhDs have a reputation for being challenging but there's no reason they can't be enjoyable. Here are a few ways to find the fun in your PhD.