Tag: PhD life

Beshara Sheehan

A Day in the Life: “The overall goal: helping patients survive”

Wet lab scientist Beshara Sheehan explains the work she does with prostate cancer biomarkers, and the activities she takes part in to help keep...

A Day in the Life: 6 Cancer Researchers in 6 Different...

24 September is World Cancer Research Day, which raises awareness of the important and lifesaving work done by researchers. As part of this the...

Mental health in the lab: “The person next to you might...

by Caitriona Tyndall According to the NHS 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience mental health problems each year. Mental health is stigmatised...

Downloadable poster guide: Mental Health During Your PhD

A few months ago a tweet by Dr Zoë Ayres (@ZJAyres) went viral, with thousands of retweets and comments. It was an image of...

Coffee, data and ‘opportunities disguised as obstacles’: Day in the life...

By Samantha Khoury My working day commences at the wee hours and concludes before the sun casts a long shadow on the sundial. I admit they...
Life or Sci Bethan Rogoyski

“Life of Sci”

by Bethan Rogoyski The book Life of Pi describes the odyssey of a young man and his tiger trying to get home after capsizing at sea....

How To Be PhD-Productive When You’re Just Not Feeling It

by Nicola Faramarzi We all have those days during a PhD where getting into the lab is a major struggle. Life as a cancer researcher...

Top 10 PhD survival tips from current students

by Sophie Roper There is no doubt about it, #PhDLife really is a rollercoaster. It is full of highs and lows, twists and turns, and...
SDS-PAGE

Science Poetry: Awaiting SDS-PAGE

In a tenebrous lab with fluorescing glass slides, I rest my rough head among cultured cell lines. I wait and I wait, while the plume-like projection Gently...

Introducing #PhDLife: a new EACR blog series

Hello, Bonjour, Hallo, Ciao, Olà! I would like to introduce myself as one of the newest members of the EACR team: I’m Sophie and I...

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