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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.

Lewis Bridgeman

Lewis is a third-year PhD student at CVSSP at the University of Surrey. His research involves...

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Annabel Farnood

Annabel is a third-year PhD student at the University of Glasgow, looking at the effects of...

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Maria Sharif

Maria is a 1st year PhD student at the University of Birmingham, researching how to employ...

Pavan Bagri

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

Adam Netzer Zimmer

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

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Chris Sampson

Chris is making minor corrections to his PhD thesis post-viva at the University of Nottingham. His...

Elpida Vounzoulaki

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

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Ryan Javanshir

Ryan is in the final write up stages of his PhD at the University of Southampton....

Jad Mahmoud Halabi

Jad is a 4th year PhD student at New York University Abu Dhabi/ New York. His...

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Dr Joe Manning

Dr Manning gained his PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Sheffield in 2019. He...

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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.