Tag: PhD life

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...
Cora Olpe

A Day in the Life: Cora Olpe’s Access Badge

After spending what is described as "a rather painful night inside moderately aromatic boot", Cora Olpe's access badge takes us through a typical...
Sara Azeem

A Day in the Life: “Trying to beat the most insidious...

Sara Azeem weighs up what is more difficult between "trying to beat the most insidious cancer in history or entertaining a toddler". 24 September is...
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...

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