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Blog posts with tag 'Humour'

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 Kristine Bagdassarian
, posted on 20 Sep '18

The Different Types of PhD Supervisor – How to Choose Your Yoda

Shopping around for a supervisor? Let us help you make the right choice. What kind of mentors can you expect to find?

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 by Kristine Bagdassarian
, posted on 2 Aug '18

Tweet, Pray, Cope: The (prospective or current) PhD Student’s Guide to Surviving in the Twitterverse

Join us on a journey through the Twitterverse to discover the most exciting and useful places for a PhD student to go.

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 by Kristine Bagdassarian
, posted on 12 Jul '18

What Have I done? – or the Story of How I Transitioned into Multi-Disciplinary Research

Considering a multi-disciplinary PhD? Here is one experience of being lost and found in the jungle of cross-subject research.

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 by Mark Bennett
, posted on 12 Oct '17

Spoiler Warning! 11 Things That Will (Almost Certainly) Happen during Your PhD

From the ridiculous to the fantastic - here are a few of the things you can expect from postgraduate research.

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 by FindAUniversity Reporter
, posted on 1 Apr '17

Trump University to Establish London Campus

Plans have emerged for a revamp of the US President's controversial higher education venture in the British capital.

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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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