Academic Case Studies

PhD Candidate in Medicinal Chemistry - Cardiff University

Iuni Trist is in the latter stages of her PhD in medicinal chemistry at Cardiff University. Iuni’s route to a PhD began in Italy and her reflections may help those reading this who may be considering coming to the UK to undertake their...

Associate Professor at the University of Toyama

Theron Muller is Associate Professor at the University of Toyama, Japan. He is also part of the Open Distance Learning staff on the University of Birmingham MA in TEFL/TESL and Applied Linguistics programs. He has researched task based...

Lecturer Of Italian Language At Peking University

Giulia Falato is a Chinese language teacher and PhD student at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”. She first visited China in 2004 as an exchange student in Shanghai where foreign students were uncommon and scholarships even rarer.

Associate Professor of English at Zhejiang Normal University, Jinhua, China

Francesca de Lucia is a Swiss and Italian double national. She grew up in Naples, Italy and holds a PhD in American literature from the University of Oxford, UK.

Associate Professor of English at Shandong University, China

Jiang Li works as an Associate Professor of English at Shandong University, China since 2004. She completed her doctoral research at Berne University, Switzerland in March, 2014. The programs she was engaged in concentrated on language...

Assistant Professor and Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham’s China Campus, Ningbo

Alex Newman is presently a Senior Lecturer in Management at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. He teaches and has published extensively in the area of business management, with a specific focus on leadership, organizational...

Deputy Editor at the Royal Society of Chemistry in Cambridge

It's not easy to find a job that utilizes your specialist knowledge as a PhD holder yet also provides a progressive career path. Many are looking outside the academic world for a rewarding career.

Lecturer at the University of Cardiff

A career in academia may not be straightforward. One report suggests that people change job up to 11 times in their lifetime. Even for those with a strong academic background, opportunities and changing circumstances can lead to jobs...

Lecturer and Tutorial Fellow at the Department of Philosophy, University of Sussex

Dr Keith Wilson works in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Sussex as a Lecturer and Tutorial Fellow. Keith completed his PhD at the University of Warwick, where he undertook an exchange with Columbia University in New...

Tutorial Fellow in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Sussex

Dr Keith Wilson works in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Sussex as a lecturer and tutorial fellow. He has just moved to Sussex from the University of Warwick, where he completed his PhD.

Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Bath

Dr John Troyer is Lecturer in Sociology in the Department of Social and Policy Sciences at the University of Bath. He is also Deputy Director of the Centre for Death and Society, also based at the university.

Assistant Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Pennsylvania

Dr Andrew Newberg is a neuroscientist and medical doctor and is Director of Research at the Myrna Bring Center for Integrative Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is also...

Senior Lecturer in Physics at the University of Bath

Dr Philippe Blondel works in the Department of Physics at the University of Bath where he is Senior Lecturer and Head of the Remote Sensing Laboratory. He is also Deputy Director of the Centre for Space, Atmospheric and Oceanic Science,...

Lecturer in Physical Chemistry at the University of Bath

Dr Petra Cameron works at the University of Bath where she is a Lecturer in Physical Chemistry in the Faculty of Science. Petra is an active scientific researcher and was awarded the Harrison-Meldola memorial prize and medal by the...

Wellcome Trust Research Career Development Fellow at the Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development

Dr Victoria Southgate has worked at the Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development at Birkbeck (part of the University of London) since 2004, where she was initially appointed as a post-doctoral research fellow. In 2009 she become a...

Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies at the University of Chester

Dr Wendy Dossett works at the University of Chester, combining a busy role as a lecturer to undergraduate and postgraduate students with a fascinating research programme. She is part of a small team within the Centre for Faiths and...

Research Studentship

Jonathan Djietror has been in Japan for several years in a research position. His insider-knowledge of the Japanese higher-education system, and detailed understanding of life in the Far East will be invaluable to anyone considering a...

PhD Student at the University of Cambridge

Rev Dave Bookless works for the environmental charity A Rocha International as their Advisor for Theology and Churches. Almost thirty years after his first degree in Modern History, he has now returned to Jesus College at the University...

Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering

We trace the career path of Dr Alastair Campbell Ritchie, a lecturer in biomedical engineering at the University of Nottingham. Dr Ritchie was previously a lecturer at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University. Having lived and worked...

Career-change PhD Studentship at the University of East Anglia

Dr. Gareth Jones enjoyed a successful career in the IT industry which spanned thirty years. He started as a systems engineer at IBM following a first degree in English Literature, and finished as Group Services Director for Aviva. At the...

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