Monthly Archives: December 2015

How to build a better PhD

There was an interesting article in Nature on how the PhD system could be changed to help alleviate the problem of too many PhD graduates for the number of academic jobs available.  It was focussed mainly on life science PhDs … Continue reading

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Managing conferences

If you haven’t come across it already, you may want to have a look at the series of posts on The Guardian Higher Education Network on academic conferences.  There’s a lot of good advice, some of it light-hearted, both on … Continue reading

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From Physics to Data Science – transition from Academia to Industry

One of my colleagues alerted me to a short event on working in data science.  The Datalab is hosting a networking evening where a physics researcher will share her experience of moving from academia to industry.  There is an opportunity … Continue reading

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