Tag: PhD life

Andreia Maia

How I’ve Stayed Productive as a 1st Year PhD Student During...

The cancer research community is reacting and adapting to the restrictions placed on us by the COVID-19 outbreak. We’ve asked EACR members to contribute articles...
Deepak Balamurali

“I was really at the frontline” – Experiences of 7 Travel...

EACR Travel Fellowships are co-sponsored by Worldwide Cancer Research and provide funds up to €3,000 to early-career cancer researchers. For more information on how...

How and Where to Write a Thesis

To paraphrase Jane Austen, it is a truth universally acknowledged that a Ph.D. student in possession of data must be in want of a...

Time management tips for PhD students

"Tempus Fugit, Time Matters" Every time I meet PhD students at the beginning of their career, I’m always asking them: Are you seriously taking into...

PhD Life: The Triad for Success

Undertaking a PhD, especially in a new environment, can be a difficult task. New workplace, new people, new working environment and new ways of...

Mental health in research: What if we can’t cope on our...

This is the last in a short series of articles about mental health in research, adapted from a project Marta Oliveira, Laura Breimann and Lorena...

5 tips to take care of yourself during your PhD

We all experience stressful times during our PhD which can be fuelled by failing experiments, guilt for taking time off, jealousy of successful colleagues...
Let's talk about mental health

Let’s talk about mental health

Our mental health fluctuates as our life changes. We all have times when we feel down, stressed, or angry, and most times these feelings...

7 reasons why we get stressed during our PhD

PhD students have a 2.43 times higher risk of developing a psychiatric disorder than the rest of the highly educated population. Females and gender-nonconforming...
Bethan Rogoyski

A Day in the Life: Convergent Evolution and Niche Behaviour: Lab-life...

Siblings Bethan and Oliver Rogoyski are PhD students a year apart from each other. Here we see how much difference a year makes in...

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