50,000 views on Dr.ofwhat!

I genuinely cannot believe that this little website I call dr.ofwhat has hit 50,000 views! I find it humbling and unbelievable that people enjoy what I write enough to read it! The blog is a little over 3 years old and has been with me for almost the entire duration of my PhD journey. Hitting 50,000 views made me want […]

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Skills to put on your CV

If you find yourself in a similar position to where I was a few months ago. Where you are a PhD student looking to get out of academia and into the industry, then you may be struggling with your CV. It is hard to know what skills you have learnt through your PhD are appealing to employers. Although, I am […]

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A PhD Update, October

As the submission date is nearing I feel like I am both on track and four years behind at the same time.  Since the last PhD update a lot has been done: Study 1 is officially published and online Study 3 has been finished drafted-edits needed- and new draft sent to supervisor  Study 2 unfortunately has been sitting dormant waiting […]

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Featured Day in the Life of: Deena, PhD student in cognitive neuroscience who just submitted her thesis!

Hi, I’m Deena (instagram here), and I’m a PhD candidate from La Trobe University, Melbourne Australia who recently submitted her PhD thesis!! My field of research is cognitive neuroscience, with particular interests in how the brain changes during the healthy aging process and after cerebrovascular events. I conducted human research and collected data for this using healthy young and older […]

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Differences between Market Research & Academia

Although both academia and market research revolve around research, that is almost where the similarities stop… Deadlines are very quick in market research and they are non-negotiable.  In market research you can be more creative with data visualisation as you’re not restricted by journal rules or formatting styles Work hours are less flexible in market research than in academia (although […]

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Before Choosing Your University

**In Collaboration**  You might be tempted to write down your first choice before you have even seen the campus. Because you think you know about the university, the culture, the location and the people. But the truth is unless you are choosing a university in your hometown, you probably don’t have as much knowledge as you think you do. So […]

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