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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.

Dr Chris Pattison

Dr Pattison gained his PhD in Cosmology from the University of Portsmouth. He is now finishing...

Harneet Sangha

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

Dr Tahira Anwar

Dr Anwar gained her PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Helsinki in 2019. She is...

Dr Sherran Clarence

Dr Clarence gained her PhD in Higher Education Studies from Rhodes University, South Africa in 2013....

Dr Michael Norman

Dr Norman gained his PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of East Anglia...

Adam Netzer Zimmer

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

Prof Ramesh Raghupathi

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

Dr Jerelle A Joseph

Dr Joseph gained her PhD in Chemistry from the University of Cambridge in 2018 and is...

Pei Qin (Sabrina) Ng

Sabrina's in the third year of her PhD at The University of Adelaide. Her esearch combines...

Gabrielle Huizinga

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

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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.

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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