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  Jamie Depledge


Latest blogs from Jamie Depledge

How to Win £5,000 Towards Your PhD

Fancy winning £5,000 towards your PhD? Emma Burnett from Coventry University did just that last year, winning our top prize. In this video she gives her top tips and advice for anyone interested in entering this year, so listen carefully!

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PhD Inspiration - Dr Jo Twist, CEO of UKIE

Considering a PhD, but wondering what you'll actually get out of it? We've sat down with some of the UK's top academics to hear their experiences and thoughts on postgraduate study. Dr Jo Twist OBE studied a PhD in Online Communities at Newcastle University and is now the CEO at The Association for UK Interactive Entertainment, a company that supports the UK's games and interactive entertainment industry. Here she shares some advice for new students.

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PhD Inspiration - Nawamin Pinpathomrat

Considering a PhD, but wondering what you'll actually get out of it? We've sat down with some of the UK's top academics to hear their experiences and thoughts on postgraduate study. Nawamin Pinpathomrat is currently doing a DPhil in Clinical Medicine at University of Oxford. He also reached the final round of the 2018 iteration of MasterChef UK. Here he shares some advice for new students.

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PhD Inspiration - Professor Daniel Davis, University of Manchester

Considering a PhD, but wondering what you'll actually get out of it? We've sat down with some of the UK's top academics to hear their experiences and thoughts on postgraduate study. Daniel Davis is the Professor of Immunology at the University of Manchester and author of The Compatibility Gene (Penguin). Here he shares some advice for new students

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PhD Inspiration - Professor Brendan Simms

Considering a PhD, but wondering what you'll actually get out of it? We've sat down with some of the UK's top academics to hear their experiences and thoughts on postgraduate study. Brendan Simms is the Professor of the History of International Relations at the University of Cambridge. Here he shares some advice for new students.

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PhD Inspiration - Dr Michelle Linterman, The Babraham Institute

Dr Michelle Linterman is currently Group Leader in Immunology at The Babraham Institute. Here she shares some advice for new students.

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PhD Inspiration - Dr Anne Corcoran, The Babraham Institute

Considering a PhD, but wondering what you'll actually get out of it? We've sat down with some of the UK's top academics to hear their experiences and thoughts on postgraduate study. Dr Anne Corcoran is currently Group Leader in Immunology at The Babraham Institute. Here she shares some advice for new students.

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PhD Inspiration - Boo Virk, The Babraham Institute

Dr Boo Virk is currently studying for a PostDoc in Epigenetics at The Babraham Institute. Here she shares some advice for new students.

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PhD Inspiration - Professor Allen Pacey, The University of Sheffield

Considering a PhD, but wondering what you'll actually get out of it? We've sat down with some of the UK's top academics to hear their experiences and thoughts on postgraduate study. Professor Allen Pacy is the Professor of Andrology at The University of Sheffield. Here he shares some advice for new students.

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PhD Inspiration - Dr Francisco Diego Quintana

Dr Francisco Diego Quintana is a Senior Teaching Fellow at University College London. Here he shares some advice for new students.

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PhD Inspiration - Sir David Spiegelhalter

Sir David Spiegelhalter is the Professor for the Public Understanding of Risk at the University of Cambridge. Here he shares some advice for new students.

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PhD Inspiration - Dr Alex Conner

Dr Alex Conner is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Birmingham Medical school. Here he shares some advice for new students.

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PhD Inspiration - Top Tips

Considering a PhD, but wondering what you'll actually get out of it? We've sat down with some of the UK's top academics to hear their experiences and thoughts on postgraduate study. Here we showcase some of the top tips provided by Professor Gavin Schaffer, Professor Alison Woollard, Sir Paul Nurse and Simon Singh MBE.

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PhD Inspiration - Sir Paul Nurse

Considering a PhD, but wondering what you'll actually get out of it? We've sat down with some of the UK's top academics to hear their experiences and thoughts on postgraduate study. Sir Paul Nurse is a Nobel Prize winner and Director of The Francis Crick Institute. Here he shares some advice for new students.

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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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PhD Inspiration - Professor Chris Lintott

Professor Chris Lintott is the Professor of Astrophysics at University of Oxford. Here he shares some advice for new students.

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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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PhD Inspiration - Professor Alison Woollard

Considering a PhD, but wondering what you'll actually get out of it? We've sat down with some of the UK's top academics to hear their experiences and thoughts on postgraduate study. Professor Alison Woollard is the Associate Professor of Biochemistry at University of Oxford. Here she shares some advice for new students.

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PhD Inspiration - Simon Singh MBE

Considering a PhD, but wondering what you'll actually get out of it? We've sat down with some of the UK's top academics to hear their experiences and thoughts on postgraduate study. Simon Singh MBE is a popular science writer and author of The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets. Here he shares some advice for new students.

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PhD Inspiration - Professor Angie Hobbs, University of Sheffield

Considering a PhD, but wondering what you'll actually get out of it? We've sat down with some of the UK's top academics to hear their experiences and thoughts on postgraduate study. Angie Hobbs is Professor of Public Understanding of Philosophy at the University of Sheffield. Here she shares some advice for new students.

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