Thoughts every* PhD student has…

*Obviously as I always say I can not speak on behalf of ALL PhD students, but I needed to make the title dramatic. 1.Situation: Looking at timeline/goal sheets “Oh look, there goes another deadline” 2. Situation: When meeting someone new and they ask you what you do for work “Please don’t ask me to explain what a PhD is, nodding and […]

Read More →

Featured ‘day in the life of’: Natasha, PhD student researching breast cancer therapies.

The eighth featured ‘day in the life of’ post is from Natasha who is a PhD student from Scotland who researchers breast cancer therapies and is the face behind the ‘surviving_science’ Instagram and blog https://survivingscienceblog.wordpress.com/. A day in the life of Natasha (PhD Student): I’m Natasha, a second year PhD student at Edinburgh University in Scotland. I’m studying how a type of breast cancer […]

Read More →

Featured ‘day in the life of’: Lisa, BA (Hons) Marketing student & creator of the blog ‘from dream to plan’

The seventh featured ‘day in the life of’ post is from Lari who is a Marketing student and a traveller. She is the creator of the super cute & popular blog: http://www.fromdreamtoplan.net/ A day in the life of Lisa (Marketing student): Hey Everyone! I’m Lisa a final year BA (Hons) Marketing student at London South Bank university (I’m going to graduate in a month!) […]

Read More →

Featured ‘day in the life of’: Cari, Masters student & co-founder of the Bugs&Stuff podcast.

The sixth featured ‘day in the life of’ post is from Cari who is the cofounder of the podcast Bugs&Stuff and is the face behind the Instagram super_cari & the blog http://www.ritzenresearch.wordpress.com. A day in the life of Cari (Masters student): Hello everyone! I’m Cari, a second year Masters student (finishing up in August!) at Bowling Green State University in Ohio! I study […]

Read More →

Reflecting on why I choose a PhD

  When I first starting blogging I wrote a post about why I choose to start a PhD (https://drofwhat.com/2016/06/01/why-a-phd/?iframe=true&theme_preview=true). I wrote this post when I was 6 months into my PhD and in the proposal stage of my research, so everything was still quite new. Now that I am (almost ‘half way’) I thought it was time that I reflected on […]

Read More →

Featured ‘day in the life of’: Crystal, Undergraduate student & student assistant.

The fourth featured ‘day in the life of’ post is from Crystal who created the blog https://thescienceinquiry.wordpress.com/. A day in the life of Crystal (undergraduate student & student assistant): My beautiful face (plus the rest of me) is a baby-undergrad student in Orange County of the state of California, USA, with plans to major in Conservation and Marine Biology. In my 25 […]

Read More →