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Blog posts with tag 'Humour'

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 by Chantelle Francis
, posted on 18 Jan '17

5 Great Things about Being a Postgraduate

There's more to a Masters than work and study. We're beating the January blues by celebrating all things great about being a postgraduate.

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 by Adam James Smith
, posted on 24 Aug '16

Making the Most of your PhD and Navigating the Wilderness

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.

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 by Jamie Depledge
, posted on 23 Aug '16

Deus Educated: Postgraduate Study as a Cyborg?

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.

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 by Jamie Depledge
, posted on 21 Jul '16

Postgraduate Study Takes (Poké)balls

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.

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 by Mark Bennett
, posted on 3 Jun '16

3 Reasons Why the World Would End Without PhD Students

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...

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 by Mark Bennett
, posted on 31 May '16

5 Problems only PhD Students will Understand

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.

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 by Mark Bennett
, posted on 22 May '16

Postgraduate superpowers - 4 Reasons PhD students are Better than Superheroes

Carrying out original research, working in (sort of) secret labs, wearing funny hats... PhD students are just like superheroes. Aren't they?

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