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Find out why Alice describes her PhD as a full-time job, and not part-time study.Read post
As fulfilling and worthwhile as it can be, PhD study isn't for everyone. Sofia faces up to some of the reasons *not* to do a doctorate.Read post
Are you wondering what a PhD has in store for you? Well we have the answers (well some of them at least!)Read post
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.Read post
Have you considered studying a PhD later in your career? Rachel King worked as a nurse for 15 years before starting her PhD. In the first post of a series she explains her decision and describes her first experiences of returning to postgraduate research.Read post
Your first PhD application can be an eye-opening experience. These are some useful tips for success during the 'hustle' of an international PhD application.Read post
Compared to ‘academic’ doctorates, industry-funded PhDs come with a unique set of challenges and opportunities. Here’s how you can make the most of them and prepare yourself for potential issues.Read post