Giving back during your PhD

Hi everyone, I have recently been working with a company based at my university that produces an online educational resource for its community of some of the brightest 13-18 year olds across the globe. Working with such a fun and … Read More »

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Positive PhD thinking!

Hi everyone, This week hasn’t exactly gone to plan for me, with my lab work not producing the expected results (leaving me wondering around scratching my head with a puzzled look on my face) and a bit of a grilling … Read More »

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Communicating science

I recently attended a day-long course run by a science society I am a member of. The day itself was very useful in reminding me of why it is so important as a PhD student to communicate to others what … Read More »

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PhD time management!

Sometimes I think students are thought to have loads of time to do what they want……..Granted, especially as a post-graduate student, you have the flexibility to organize your own timetable and working hours. On the one hand, this is a … Read More »

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My Top Ten Tips for doing a PHD

Hi everyone, This is my first post, so I thought I would start by sharing with you my top tips from what I’ve learnt in the last three years as a PhD student! 1. You will do 99% of the … Read More »

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Writing a Thesis Plan

I am now starting to put together my thesis. First step was to write a plan. There are a couple of resources on the Internet that might help you create the thesis plan: This website is very thorough and has … Read More »

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Things I wish I had known at the start of my PhD

I am entering the final stretch of my PhD and this is a list of things that I wish I had known (or things I wish someone would have told me) when I started my PhD… I have also included somethings … Read More »

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