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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.

Kyle Morgenstein

Kyle's in the first year of his PhD at the University of Texas in Austin. His...

Gabrielle Huizinga

Gabrielle's a 2nd year Immunology PhD student at the University of Michigan. Her research focus on...

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Danny Ward

Danny is a third year PhD student at the John Innes Centre and the University of...

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Alex Fitzpatrick

Alex is a PhD student at the University of Bradford researching ritual and funerary rites in...

Dr Khalil Thirlaway

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

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Chris Proctor

Chris is a third (and final) year PhD student at Ulster University. His project aims to...

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Sam Rose

Sam is a new PhD student at Teesside University. Her research is focussed on better understanding...

Dr Gita Pathak

Dr Pathak gained her PhD in Molecular Genetics from the University of North Texas Health Science...

Emma Strand

Emma is a third year PhD student at the University of Rhode Island. Her research focuses...

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Nick Ballou

Nick is a first year PhD student at Queen Mary University of London. The long-term goal...

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.