In this final post on PhDs and careers, we are looking into one of the most underrated elements of the PhD: the academic CV. The main reason you will likely create an academic CV is because you wish to apply to academic jobs. However, creating a record of your achievements obtained throughout your PhD can …
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Sep 28 2022
How do I write an academic CV?
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Sep 21 2022
Taking a PhD outside of the lab and lecture hall
In this weeks penultimate PhD post, we venture outside of labs and lecture halls to explore the options available outside of the traditional academic pathway. If you are considering your options post-PhD and aren’t sure that academia is for you, read on to find out where your degree could take you. More than ever, PhD …
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Sep 15 2022
I’m doing a PhD. How am I employable?
Following on from last week’s article, ‘Academia – Is it for me?’, this week, we will be focusing on how your PhD makes you employable. Identifying the skills and experiences that you learn over the course of a PhD and translating them into applications for jobs can be hard. However, there are many ways your …
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Sep 08 2022
Academia – is it for me?
Over the course of this month, staff writer, Domonique Davies, will cover some key topics relating to PhDs and Careers. This mini-series will look to discuss important questions regarding your career planning journey when considering life after the PhD, with an article released each week. A PhD can open many doors after you have completed …
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Jun 17 2022
Calling all Finalists! ULaw Scholarships available
As part of a collaborative partnership between Reading University and The University of Law, scholarships have been made available to those students who have graduated from any degree programme at UofR and who will start a ULaw programme in September 2022 or January 2023. The purpose of these scholarships is to support UofR graduates who …
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