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Opportunity Spotlight

Looking for an amazing PhD programme or funding opportunity? Then make sure to check out the opportunities below while they last.

Latest PhD Advice

Find out everything you need to know about PhDs, from writing an academic cover letter to preparing a research proposal, secure funding and finding a supportive PhD supervisor.

PhD in USA

PhD in USA – A Guide for 2020/21

A PhD in USA takes 5-6 years, costs between $12-45k per year and has a different structure to UK and EU PhDs. Find out if a US PhD is for you!

Research Assistant

What is a Research Assistant?

Research assistants are employed by research institutes to assist with academic or private research. Find out all you need to know about the role.

Professional Doctorate Degrees - real world Doctoral Degrees

What are Professional Doctorates?

Professional doctorates are advanced postgraduate degrees that combine taught components with independent research in a student's area of expertise. Find out what they involve.

PhD Student and Postdoc Experiences

Read our exclusive interviews with past and current PhD students to find out what it’s like to do a PhD.

Rebecca Hall

Rebecca recently finished her PhD at the University of York. Her research investigated the adaptations that...

Harneet Sangha

Harneet's heading into the fourth year of her PhD at the University of Leicester. Her research...

Prof Ramesh Raghupathi

Prof Raghupathi gained his PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1991....

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Julia Ravey

Julia's in her final year of her PhD at University College London. Her research is helping...

Elpida Vounzoulaki

Elpida is about to start her third year of PhD research at the University of Leicester....

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Christian Nathan

Christian is a PhD student at the University of Leeds. His research project investigatores the role...

Elmira Vagapova

Elmira is in the third year of her PhD program at the Moscow Institute of Physics...

Priya Pollard

Priya's a 1st year PhD student University College Dublin. Her project involves investigating a novel seaweed-ensiling...

Dr Zoë Ayres

Dr Ayres completed her PhD at the University of Warwick in 2017, researching the use of...

Adam Netzer Zimmer

Adam's about to start his fifth year of PhD research at the University of Massachusetts Amherst,...

About DiscoverPhDs

Our mission is simple – to help you find the right STEM PhD programme, supervisor and university for you. Our database allows you to effortlessly search through the latest PhDs, research projects and studentships in a matter of minutes.

In addition to this, we provide comprehensive guidance via our PhD Advice page. Whether you’re considering a PhD or already undertaking one, you’ll find useful information for each stage of your journey.