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  Alice Clubbs Coldron

Role: Intern

Postgraduate expertise

Alice joined our editorial team in 2019 whilst completing her PhD in Biochemistry at the University of Liverpool (having previously studied at the University of Leeds). She explored a range of topics, including the best (and worst) reasons to do a PhD and how common a doctoral degree actually is. She currently works as a scientist at QIAGEN, a leading provider of laboratory equipment for Bioscience.

Latest blogs from Alice Clubbs Coldron

Best of 2019 - Our Most Popular Blogs This Year

We reflect on our most read blogs of 2019!

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The Worst Reasons to Do a PhD!

There are lots of good reasons to take on a PhD. . . but there are also some pretty terrible ones.

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How Rare (or Common) is it to Have a PhD?

Wondering how much of the population have a PhD? This blog gives you some stats and figures about the amount of doctorates around the world.

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Pros and Cons of Postgrad Accommodation Types

It's important to be in a comfortable home when studying a postgraduate degree. We've laid out the benefits and pitfalls of accommodation options open to postgraduate students.

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Nobel Prize Winners 2019

With the announcement of 2019's Nobel Prizes, we look at the Laureates and their postgraduate degrees

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Pros and Cons of Doing a Masters before a PhD

Thinking of doing a Masters or a PhD? Or both? Deciding what the next step is can be difficult, so here are some things to bear in mind when making your decision.

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11 Famous People with a PhD

You might be surprised to find out that these celebrities have a PhD, and might be even more surprised at what their PhD is in!

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Why I Call my PhD ‘Work’ and Not ‘Uni’

Find out why Alice describes her PhD as a full-time job, and not part-time study.

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