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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.

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Nick Ballou

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

Pei Qin (Sabrina) Ng

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

Kat Day

Dr Kat Day

Dr Day gained her PhD Physical Chemistry at the University of Nottingham in 2000. She is...

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Alex Fitzpatrick

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

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Hannah Lewis

Hannah is a 1st year PhD student at Cardiff Metropolitan University. The aim of her research...

Emma Strand

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

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Dr Becky Smethurst

Dr Smethurst gained her DPhil in astrophysics from the University of Oxford in 2017. She is...

Dr Theanne Griffith

Dr Griffith gained her PhD in Neuroscience from Northwestern University in 2015. She is now a...

Dr Jonathan D. Morrow

Dr Morrow gained his MD-PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Michigan. He now splits his...

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.