Tag: PhD

What to consider if you’re thinking of doing a PhD during the pandemic and beyond

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Written by Oliver Drake, Recruitment Specialist and Partnership Manager at CareersinHE.com Deciding whether to study for a PhD can be tough at the best of times, yet the huge societal changes and uncertainty associated with the current pandemic have added a whole new dimension to this weighty conundrum. This post will help you decide whether …

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PhD Student Charlie Suitters on postgraduate study:

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Full Name: Charlie Suitters Undergraduate Course: Meteorology and Climate with a Year in Oklahoma What type of postgraduate study did you do/are you doing? PhD in Atmosphere and Oceans What is the title of your postgraduate course: Blocking Anticyclones Why did you decide to undertake postgraduate study: I liked doing independent research, and it is …

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Research week round-up

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Did you miss our Research Careers Week? We’ve recently hosted our annual research themed week, focusing on both careers in research and further study options. In addition to hosting a range of events and workshops throughout the week, we also put out some themed tweets & blogs, not to mention the 2019 UROP Showcase. Here’s …

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Life before a PhD – Returning to Education after working

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We caught up recently with one of our help desk team here at campus Jobs – Chris Bartley who is a current PhD student in Henley Business School. Prior to coming to Reading for his PhD Chris completed an Undergraduate, Masters degree and has also held various roles with HSBC and British Airways. So Chris…Tell …

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6 Ted Talks to get you talking about research

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1. The case for curiosity-driven research – Suzie Sheehy 2. Advice to a young scientist – E. O. Wilson 3. The upside of data – Jessica Donohue 4. The future of reading. It’s fast – Stephen Lawrence  5. Things about a PhD nobody told you about – Laura Valadez-Martinez  6. Six Reasons Why Research is Cool – Quique Bassat

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