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‘Reimbursement Culture’ and Widening Participation in Academia

By Sarah Thomson | Last week, shortly after booking my first overseas PhD research trip, I found out that I’d had a paper proposal accepted by a major conference. Though both of these events were exciting, I swiftly realised that… Continue reading →

Taking baby steps: the first month of the PhD

By Sarah Thomson | “What did you do on the first day of your PhD?” Before I started, this was the question I asked my older and wiser PhD friends. Once the whirlwind of inductions, meetings, admin and training has… Continue reading →

The Ultimate Guide to Organising Your Very Own Conference

By Vanessa Tautter | Over a year ago, my colleagues and I decided to organise a conference at the University of Graz. For many of us, it was the last year at this particular university and, in a way, we… Continue reading →

Advice on PhD Applications

By Sarah Thomson | Despite not being a PhD student (yet) I have been a long-term fan of Pubs and Publications. The blog was a great way to gain insights into the realities of PhD life and to decide if… Continue reading →

What should PhD students know about research funders? An interview with Jack Harrington, Wellcome Trust

For this week’s post we have an interview with Jack Harrington from the Wellcome Trust, on what PhD students and Early Career Researchers should understand about research funding bodies. Many thanks to Jack for sharing his time and expertise.  … Continue reading →

Your favourite drink and what it says about you (and your research)

by Elke Close ¦ Exciting times are ahead. Slowly the sun is gracing us with its presence, Eurovision is only a week away and the academic year is over, which means no more teaching, marking or occupying yourself with other… Continue reading →

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