I firmly believe that the future is interdisciplinary. When the goals of academic research are centered on answering important questions..
I began my journey as a researcher over 7 years ago. Over the course of these years I felt that despite the evident progress, there were an overwhelming number of setbacks..
What pieces, in my view, deserve full consideration? Well, in principle, the main raison d’etre of a study is its potential to advance scientific knowledge in some way. This could be..
It might be more helpful to think of whether you have the potential and desire to become better, rather than whether you are already good enough. even the best of us don’t come fully formed, but are developed in community
The most important thing to communicate is not your knowledge: it’s your passion for science. Your enthusiasm and energy are what will capture the attention of the public – and engaging your audience is the first step to sharing your expertise with them.
So, what then is interdisciplinary research? For me, it’s any research that utilizes tools, techniques, and resources from multiple “traditionally defined” academic disciplines. In my own work..
The potential benefits of teaching students to think about moral philosophy extend far beyond the individual. The current lack of discussion of moral philosophy in PhDs also helps to maintain the status quo in a system that protects harassers, denies rights to grad student workers, and perpetuates racial inequalities
I find an evening of training grounds me and reminds me that my life bubble is more than just my work. It helps me realise that there are other things I can do, things I am good at. This is one of my go-to treatments for when Imposter Syndrome strikes.
It depends on if you want a teaching and research position or a teaching focused position – there are some Universities that have minimal publication requirements because the focus is teaching first, publications second. Ask yourself: what type of academic do I want to be.
I think this is normal – or at least I experienced this. My solution was to find things I was excited about outside my PhD (volunteering, pursuing hobbies) and to reduce my hours for a few weeks. I felt reinspired & much more motivated!