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Interviews: PhD positions & funding

It was around this time two years ago that I had (finally!) submitted my PhD research proposal and applied for both a position and ESRC funding here at the University of Bath. 2,083 more words


'Snack writing' will turbocharge every researcher's writing

Almost every researcher finds it difficult to write academic papers. Likewise almost every PhD student suffers from ‘ABT syndrome’ (anything but thesis-writing syndrome). Unfortunately, I am also one of them! 402 more words

Grad Life

Unsolicited advice from a Ph.D. student...

As I am approaching the final stages of my PhD, I have been thinking about the things I wish I had done and those that worked for me during this period. 925 more words

PhD Life

Doing a NERC REP

Ben Fernando

Hello everyone! I’ve just started my PhD on the Environmental Research DTP in Oxford, and like most other people here I am funded by the UK’s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). 824 more words


#1881 - My PhD Defense and Graduation


At the end of January, I successfully defended my PhD dissertation and, therefore, was awarded my PhD degree. And here is the story of how that day, one of the most important days of my entire life, went. 2,755 more words

Zilko's Life

Facing the Null

As a researcher, research is quite challenging and interesting. Most of the times, it is toil! But once in a while you find something interesting or you find something that you never knew and you feel much better for hmmm…a day? 115 more words

My Life

PhD by haiku, vol. 4

Compiled by Patrick, Patrick and Louise.

The fourth and potentially final installation of our longest running series.

Buried in a grave
Sea of torrid rock and heat… 86 more words

PhD Life