Starting a PhD during ‘normal’ times is an adventure in itself, the start of a long and exciting academic commitment. But starting a PhD amid a global pandemic has certainly been a completely new experience and one that I couldn’t have ever contemplated. Continue reading Starting a PhD during a pandemic: My Experience
By Megan De Ste Croix, Department of Genetic and Genome Biology, University of Leicester, UK
There are some negatives to working in academia, the fixed term contracts, the alarming high workload and the scarily low level of grant success for outrageously qualified candidates. However sometimes an outside perspective can show you a side you didn’t realise was there, or perhaps took for granted.