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Adam James Smith finished his PhD in 2014. Since then he's worked on several funded projects, made a film about his research and scrapped with a semi-naked wrestler in a Soho bar. Here he looks back on his PhD and how he used it to prepare for what came next.Read post
As the latest instalment in the futuristic Deus Ex video-game series hits the shelves, Jamie asks if postgraduate study would actually be any easier for cyborgs.Read post
Unless you've been living under a rock - or locked in the lab, you've probably heard something about Pokemon Go. Actually, there are probably Pokemon in your lab too. We've taken a look at the similarities between postgraduate study and catching 'em all.Read post
What would happen if people stopped studying for PhDs? Would science, engineering and cultural understanding grind to a halt? Probably. But it could be even worse than that...Read post
A PhD isn't always plain sailing, but not all problems are critical. From trying to explain what you do to finding a quiet corner in the pub, here are five of those day to day problems only other PhD students will appreciate.Read post
Carrying out original research, working in (sort of) secret labs, wearing funny hats... PhD students are just like superheroes. Aren't they?Read post