Writing an academic bio is a skill you can pick up like any other, and this article will take you through the basics of what to include, what to leave out, and how to craft this tricky piece of your academic arsenal.
For school students, a biography template involves rather simple elements. Irrespective of whether you are in third grade or in middle school, you will be required to include basic details, like early life, education, achievements, etc.
A PhD is a postgraduate doctoral degree, awarded to students who complete an original thesis offering a significant new contribution to knowledge in their subject. PhD qualifications are available in all subjects and are normally the highest level of academic degree a person can achieve.
Do you know the difference between a PhD student and a Ph.D. candidate? A candidate is someone who has fulfilled all the requirements for the degree except the dissertation. I’m a historian (see my earlier post about being a humanist at MIT), so my path to candidacy differs a bit from other doctoral tracks at MIT.But whatever the discipline, the transition from student to candidate is an.
Every student will write a biography at some point, but the level of detail and sophistication will differ. A fourth grade biography will be much different from a middle school-level biography or a high school or college-level biography.Learn More
Students are expected to submit a thesis within 12 months of the end of the programme (and preferably within the three year period). There are an increasing number of programmes, such as the New Route PhD scheme or the Wellcome Trust Four year PhD scheme, which incorporate a number of taught modules into the programme: increasing its length to four years.Learn More
In this article, Giulia, 1st year PhD student in Philosophy, describes how the role of her research has changed during the first months of her doctoral experience. PhD-ing 101 How to Maintain a Good Relationship with Your PhD Supervisor Doing a PhD is an exciting thing.Learn More
Located in Lehman Hall, The GSAS Student Center serves as the center of student life for all master's and PhD students in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Read more Student Groups.Learn More
I was going to entitle this article “Alternative careers to academia for PhD holders.” Then I read an interesting piece which made an excellent point - considering that in the UK (although this is also true in Australia, the USA and increasingly China), less than half of PhD holders go into academia, other careers are not really “alternative” anymore, but are becoming more of the norm.Learn More
One in two PhD students experiences psychological distress; one in three is at risk of a common psychiatric disorder. The prevalence of mental health problems is higher in PhD students than in the highly educated general population, highly educated employees and higher education students.Learn More
Timothy Leary was an American psychologist best known as an advocate of LSD use for personal growth. Learn more at Biography.com.Learn More
Julie: Usually we write about the end stages of the doctoral-student career as soon-to-be Ph.D.'s prepare for the job market. But this month we'd like to step back and offer advice to those just.Learn More
It doesn’t matter if you are a graduate student or you are a company leader, these quotes are for everyone. Let me know if you have any other motivational or inspirational quotes in your mind that I missed from this list that can inspire and motivate graduate students.Learn More
Biography. Felice Leonardo Buscaglia was born in Los Angeles, California on March 31, 1924 into a family of Italian immigrants. He spent his early childhood in Aosta, Italy, before going back to the United States for education. He was a graduate of Theodore Roosevelt High School.Buscaglia served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.Learn More
Biography. She was born on June 26, 1946 in Manhattan, New York City. In 1974, Candace Pert earned a Ph.D. in pharmacology from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where she worked in the laboratory of Solomon Snyder and discovered the brain’s opiate receptor. Previously, she completed her undergraduate studies in biology, cum laude in 1970 from Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania.Learn More
Here is the list of top 6 scholarships for PhD students in India. Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund Scholarships. This scholarship is meant to support the PhD study of postgraduate students in India. The students are required to hold a first-class postgraduate degree with at least 60 per cent marks in both graduation and postgraduation.Learn More