Tag: PhD life

With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility

The hiring and firing of PhD students is not unusual in a graduate school. However, the power balance is skewed more towards the PhD...
Maria Clara Liuzzi

Mind your Mind: Mental health During Your PGR Journey

"Mens sana in corpore sano" ("a healthy mind in a healthy body") is a quote from the poet Juvenal which highlights the importance of...

My Ph.D. adviser fired me. Here’s how I moved on

By Anurag Srivastava My Ph.D. adviser called me into his office, saying I needn’t bring my notebook. Puzzled, I followed him and sat down. We’d met...

Gujarati, Academic, Woman: Navigating different cultures and identities

By Diviya Gorsia I count myself incredibly privileged to have had the support and insistence of my parents in educating their own only daughter as...

Researchers of Novosanis: My unexpected path to a PhD in collaboration...

I was always fascinated by the human body, and how it works; that is how I ended up pursuing my professional bachelor's degree in...
Elisa Heyrman

A Belgian PhD Student’s London Lockdown

Over three months ago, I left the lab and my home became my new work environment. In our shared house, our rooms became offices...
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...

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