Tag Archives: PhD help

Why Study for a PhD?

Wanting to be titled ‘Dr’ is not a good enough reason for becoming a PhD student. Nor is it a good reason to do a PhD because you hate your current job or cannot get a job. Doing a PhD is hard work,  a long … Read More »

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Travel During Your PhD

I love traveling and going to new places. On the very first day of my PhD I met a guy that was going to be researching whale mating around the world and his PhD involved him traveling to watch them. I am … Read More »

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Diving In

I tend to throw myself into things at 10000 miles an hour. Sometimes this can be good (I also have a small problem saying ‘no’ to things) and it has provided me with lots of great experiences from doing things … Read More »

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PhD: Doctor of Procrastination

PhDs that last 3/4 years can create procrastinators out of the most focused of people. Procrastination can happen at any time, for any number of reasons. For example, if you have a tedious task to do such as count the number of cells you have in … Read More »

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New Year, PhD?

At New Year people take time to reflect and start to plan for the year ahead. I imagine some people will be exploring the possibility of starting a PhD so I thought I would post a little bit about how … Read More »

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Love your PhD

My last few blog posts haven’t really been filled with how my life as a PhD student is all fun and games …. I started writing this blog to give ‘advice’ and talk about PhD life. Unfortunately I fall into … Read More »

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PhD Time Managment…

Following on from my last blog I thought I would follow it with a post about ‘time management’….a term I personally hate but something I believe everyone struggles with one way or another during their PhD.  In order to complete a PhD you need … Read More »

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