Life Beyond the PhD Conference 2017

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My review of ‘Life after the PhD’ conference at Cumberland Lodge 2017 by Betsy Lewis Holmes

I had little idea what to expect of this conference.  I was concerned that it would not be relevant for me, would be a low standard and not suitable for PhD students, mature students or those with previous work experience (I fit in all these categories).…

From inception to inaugural launch: Exclamat!on: An Interdisciplinary Journal

Exclamation Journal

A new postgraduate journal supported by the University of Exeter’s College of Humanities and Doctoral College’s Researcher Development team.

Our decision to start a new journal for Postgraduate Research and Taught students in the disciplines of English, Creative Writing and Film at the University of Exeter was rather a spontaneous one.…

‘Life Beyond the PhD Conference’- a review

Last year Laura O’Brien won the chance to attend the Life Beyond the PhD conference, below is her account of the conference and why you should enter the competition this year.

Life Beyond the PhD Conference 2016

During the last week of August I was very fortunate to be able to attend the ‘Life Beyond the PhD Conference’ at Cumberland Lodge in Windsor Great Park.  This conference lasted from Tuesday to Friday and consisted of a variety of workshops, exercises and lectures which were both useful and enjoyable.…

Why should I enter Three Minute Thesis?

An 80,000 word thesis would take 9 hours to present

Your time limit…3 minutes

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is an academic research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia. Run in the UK by Vitae, 3MT® challenges doctoral candidates to present a compelling spoken presentation on their research topic and its significance in just three minutes.…

Career Profile – Dr. Tracey Sara Sweet

Name: Dr. Tracey Sara Sweet

Current Role: Head of Science at Brixham College

PhD Subject and Graduation Year: Chemistry – 2001

First job/employer following PhD:

Institute of Cancer Research

What were your reasons for your career choice, including why you left, or stayed in, academia?