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  Marcus Holt

Role: Intern

Postgraduate expertise

Marcus brought his experience and expertise in data analysis and project management to the FindAPhD team in 2020, whilst completing a PhD at the University of Leeds (focusing on insect viruses and protein production). He experienced the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on doctoral research first hand and helped share honest advice and support with prospective students. Marcus currently works as a Methodologist for the UK Office for National Statistics.

Latest blogs from Marcus Holt

What COVID-19 Means for my PhD

COVID-19 is affecting all of us. In this blog, a final year Bioscience PhD student shares the impact it is having on his research.

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First Encounters of the PhD Kind – What it’s Like to Actually Start a Doctorate

PhDs are full of new experiences. In this blog, Marcus shares some of his first experiences as a PhD student.

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Can You Commute for a PhD? And Should You?

The good, the bad and the ugly of commuting while studying towards a PhD

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Finding ‘the One’: My PhD Application Journey

Thinking about a PhD and wondering what it’s actually like to apply for one? Marcus shares his PhD application story.

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