Tagged: PhD studies

Did you get a feel for what the grant-application process and lifestyle involved as a PhD student? - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Nov 22, 2012

Do you think Ph.D. students should? One thing I’ve written about in the past is what is taught to Ph.D. students. Perhaps more accurately, elements of what might be taught to them. (I would say what should be taught to them, but your opinion may differ.) Ph.D. training ought to prepare the student for future positions in research … Read More

Science PhD career preferences surveyed - Code for life

Grant Jacobs May 05, 2012

One of the most oft cited quotes on twitter is drawn from this passage from the abstract of Henry Sauermann and Michael Roach’s paper: ’We also show that the attractiveness of academic careers decreases significantly over the course of the PhD program, despite the fact that advisors strongly encourage academic careers over non-academic careers.’ … Read More