How to PhD: 10 Tips from Hindsight

Evelyne Deplazes, PhD

A PhD is challenging but also rewarding journey. Here I share 10 tips that helped me navigate my PhD.

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Working Parents During Coronavirus: Staying Productive & Patient

Helen Bird

Tips for parenting & working from home. If all else fails: adopt a cat, buy lots of chocolate, and turn the TV.

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Working Parents: Emergency Supplies for 30 Minutes of Quiet

Helen Bird

At the intersection of Zoom conferences and melt downs are the glorious You Tubers who have valiantly posted hours of content.

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Why I Wrote "Mentoring Minority Trainees"

Antentor Hinton, PhD

Effective mentoring strategies which are specifically tailored towards mentoring minority students.

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Acting on the Essential

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Essentialism is a guide to being re-energized by sharpening our focus on what is essential, compelling and generative.

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Finding Motivation When You’re Ready to Quit

Dr Liz, PhD

I’ve been trying to get funding for my research, but nothing has come through. You, too?

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5 Things That Help Me Write

Evelyne Deplazes, PhD

In this article, I reflect on what helps me write. From finding the right setting to writing exercises to organise my thoughts.

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The Thrills and Perils of Living on the Edge – Anxiety Edition

David Sacks, PhD

Doing everything right but still feeling anxious? You might suffer from “Hyper-Responsibility Disorder.”

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Finding Your Science Flow: Yoga Lessons to Increase Productivity

Rachel Bonami, PhD

Keep your focus while under fire: learn how to slow down to speed up by applying yogic philosophy to your professional life.

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Academic Reads: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

New York Times best selling author Mark Manson has some helpful advice for young academics. Brace yourself for a hilarious and swear ridden read about how to prioritize your life.

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