What are the benefits of a PhD?
career decisions / Post graduate study

What are the benefits of a PhD?

Have you ever wanted to answer the emergency call for a doctor on a plane? “I can’t resuscitate him captain, but I can increase his understanding of the application of nanotechnology to enhance hydraulic fracturing in unconventional hydrocarbon reservoirs.” Aside from the allure of adding ‘Dr’ to your name, what impact could a PhD have … Continue reading

Life after the PhD…
Job market

Life after the PhD…

The annual ‘PhD Pathways’ event at Manchester University attracts 500 delegates and dozens of speakers, all former PhDs. It covers both academic and non-academic careers across twenty different workshops.  I have recently taken up the reins of PGR lead within our careers team, and decided to pop along to this year’s event to find out about life beyond … Continue reading