Every year people decide to embark on a course of postgraduate study. In a recession, when jobs are difficult to acquire, more students tend to stay in university to complete postgraduate studies. There are thousands of courses to choose...
This week an unexpectedly positive outcome of the current financial crisis was announced. Durham University are offering a number of taught masters scholarships in order to help its undergraduates who are finding the job market tough at...
This article focuses on a difficult time in every academic's career: what to do immediately after getting a PhD.
This article is designed to offer advice to anyone applying to do a postgraduate research degree or looking for employment as a researcher in the university sector in the UK.
These tips are designed primarily for those taking their PhD exam in the UK covering: Submit a thesis you are proud ofChoose the right examiners (and know their work)Put down your thesis for as long as possible!Know your argumentRealise...
Covering:1. Talk to your supervisor2. Stay focussed3. Start with a plan4. Be flexible5. Stay sane while researching6. Set yourself achievable deadlines7. Stick to your achievable deadlines!8. Know when to stop9. Choose tough but friendly
Catherine Armstrong's article considers how important it is to gain teaching experience while studing for a PhD and the methods available to gain these experiences.
Oksana Leszczyszyn - PhD in Chemistry at the University of Warwick.
Patrick Williams completed a PhD in Fluid Mechanics at Warwick University.
This article explains how to find a postgraduate course in the UK.It will cover: - I want to do a postgrad degree, what are my options? - Can I get funding? - where to find details of courses - how to app