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Post-PhD life – where do you go from here?

So I have talked about my PhD research and experience and the finale of the PhD viva. So what happens next? Post-PhD is a bit of a strange time. You spend 3 or 4 years working intensely on a project. … Read More »

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What I’ve learnt from my PhD

A few months have passed since I submitted my PhD thesis and this has given me some time to reflect on my PhD experience…..so I thought I would share my thoughts in this latest blog post. I think the main … Read More »

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Preparing for your PhD viva

I should start by briefly summarizing what a PhD viva is. A viva is an oral examination that takes place approximately 1-3 months after PhD thesis submission. In the viva, the PhD candidate discusses their work with two examiners – … Read More »

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Finishing your PhD

Since my last post I have submitted my PhD (yay!). So, I thought the best way to update you on my progress was to summarize, from my own experience, what I have learnt from the writing up and submission time. … Read More »

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Presenting your PhD

Hi all, I recently presented my PhD at an early career researchers event in agriculture. Hence, I thought it would be apt to talk about my advice on presenting your research from my own experience. 1. Keep it simple I … Read More »

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What are the benefits of being a PhD student?

Hi everyone, After talking about how to keep calm and survive your PhD with my last two blog posts, I thought I would take us all back to a more positive note! So for this blog I wanted to talk … Read More »

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Keeping calm and carrying on!

Hi everyone, I blog about what I can relate to, so this week I’m using my blog as my own form of therapy by writing about how to keep calm and carry on during the latter stages of your PhD. … Read More »

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