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Developing better interpersonal skills during your PhD.

Having good interpersonal skills is essential to having a successful career, especially if you plan to leave academia. During your PhD, it’s important that you don’t neglect your interpersonal skills, you should be making a conscious effort to improve them!

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PhD Life

Time management tips for your PhD.

Tips on how to have good time management throughout your PhD. Stop spreading yourself too thinly, overcome your guilt, and start paying attention to the quality instead of the quantity of your work.

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PhD Life

Explaining your PhD to your friends and family.

Explaining your PhD to others can be difficult as they don’t always understand what a PhD is. This post breaks down how to explain your PhD in ways that make sense to everyone.

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Job Hunting Tips

Job search stress and how to manage it.

Here are some great strategies to help prevent job search stress from occurring and how to manage it once it does inevitably arrive.

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PhD Life PhD Skills

Creating the perfect conference poster.

A step-by-step guide on how to create the perfect conference poster.

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The Industry Mindset

What is ‘Industry’?

Industry isn’t always an evil entity. It can provide you the perfect breeding ground to excel, thrive, and achieve new heights.

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PhD Life PhD Skills

The benefits of teaching during your PhD.

Teaching during your PhD improves your employability, gives you a break from your own PhD, and can help generate a bit of extra cash.

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PhD Skills

Should I learn Python or R during my PhD?

Data analysis is a key skill for most, if not all PhD students. However, should you learn Python or R?

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Career Options

Career paths that you haven’t thought of after your PhD.

Broaden your horizons, there are other career paths than consultancy, writing, or non-academic research for PhD students.

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PhD Skills

What are my transferable PhD skills?

Here we outline what transferable skills you’ve acquired throughout the course of your PhD and how this applies outside of academia.