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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.

Dr Malika Grayson

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

Elmira Vagapova

Elmira is in the third year of her PhD program at the Moscow Institute of Physics...

De-Shaine Murray

De-Shaine is 2nd Year Neurotechnology PhD Student at Imperial College London. His research looks at monitoring...

Rose Waugh

Rose is a final year PhD student at the University of St Andrews. Her research is...

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Fabian van den Berg

Fabian's in the final year of his PhD research at Maastricht University. His project is about...

Harneet Sangha

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

Henry Powell-Davies

Henry is in the first year of his PhD in the Cronin Group at the University...

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Kai Arulkumaran

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

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Daniel Hernandez

Daniel is a third year PhD student at the University of York. His research is based...

Pei Qin (Sabrina) Ng

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

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.