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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.

Priya Pollard

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

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Freija Mendrik

Freija is half way through her PhD at the Energy and Environment Institute, University of Hull,...

Harneet Sangha

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

Nidhi Menon

Nidhi is a PhD student at Virginia Tech, focused on developing an engineered platform to study...

Pavan Bagri

Pavan's nearing completion of her Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree at the University of Toronto, whilst...

Emmanuel Junior Zuza

Emmanuel is a year and half into his PhD at The Open University School of Ecosystems,...

Dr Khalil Thirlaway

Dr Thirlaway gained his PhD in immunology from the University of Nottingham in 2018. He is...

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Kai Arulkumaran

Kai is a PhD student at Imperial College London. His research centres around sample efficiency, transfer...

Frances Boreham

Frances recently completed her PhD at the University of Bristol. Her research investigated the causes and...

Dr Malika Grayson

Dr Grayson gained her PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University in 2016. She now works...

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Writing Habits That Work

Don’t Let Research Overwhelm You: Writing Habits that Work

There’s no doubt about it – writing can be difficult. Whether you’re writing the first sentence of a paper or a grant proposal, it’s easy to feel like you’re drowning in a sea of words. However, good writing is critical to academic success, so here are six habits for research...

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