In this blog post Imogen Knox, a first year History PhD student, explores why a PhD was the right option for her and offers some advice for others considering a PhD.
First year History PhD student Imogen Know explains you how you can prepare for a PhD during your undergraduate and postgraduate degrees
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 …
People move jobs more and more nowadays, often into new fields, disciplines and roles. Our job titles may reflect this or they may not – I moved straight into my last role as “Senior Careers Consultant” – scary! As a PhD you may be moving into one of the most “rarefied” of atmospheres.