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
In December, the Biochemical Society awarded me a travel grant to attend the 2019 ASCB EMBO meeting. I am a final year PhD student in a small lab, so being able to travel to an international conference without depleting my research budget was an opportunity for which I am very grateful. Continue reading Attending the 2019 ASCB EMBO meeting
By Meg Booth, University of Cambridge
At the start of my PhD I decided to seek out some careers advice. I was told that many PhD students spend 100% of their time in the lab and neglect their all-important CVs. For jobs both in and out of academia, having a couple of stand out points on your CV is as important as the PhD itself. During my undergraduate degree I worked part time doing event promotions for a national radio station and the University of Liverpool. Therefore, the logical decision was to organise an event for other PhD students!