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Rebranding the PhD with Chris Humphrey

Download “Tools for Your PhD Journey” Now ! Welcome to Season 2 of Papa PhD! To kick-start this second season of interviews, I’m bringing you someone who has been helping researchers figuring out their careers for a while, now, and who will be recounting how he navigated his transition and how he got to the…

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Regard sur une saison de Papa PhD – Conversations, réflexions et grandes lignes

Téléchargez la “Boîte à outils pour le doctorat” maintenant ! Transcription de l’épisode : Bonjour à tous ! Nous arrivons à la fin de la première saison de Papa PhD et aujourd’hui, je voulais juste remercier tous les auditeurs qui ont suivi l’émission partout autour de la planète. Ça a été très impressionnant de voir…

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Looking Back On A Season of Papa PhD – Conversations, Reflections, and Common Themes

Download “Tools for Your PhD Journey” Now ! Episode transcript: Hi there! We’re reaching the end of season one of Papa PhD and today, I just wanted to thank all the listeners out there who’ve been following the show around the world. It’s been quite humbling to see the show grow as it did in…

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Graydon Snider –Part 2 – Building Your Path Towards Data Science

In part 2 of my conversation with Graydon Snider, we dug a little deeper into his rationale for exploring career avenues during his postdoc. The strategies and resources he used, the people he met, the notes he took. I also took the opportunity to ask Graydon what the day-to-day of a data scientist looks like…

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Graydon Snider – Part 1 – Designing The Academic Path That Fits You

Do you know what it means to be a data scientist? This domain that is attracting more and more PhDs is fairly new, and looking at the job postings out there, it might be difficult to understand exactly what the requirements are and what the job entails. This week you’ll be hearing about Graydon Snider’s…

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Jean-Sébastien Provost – Partie 2 – Accéder au domaine de la science des données

Dans cette deuxième partie de ma conversation avec Jean-Sébastien Provost, on a parlé du chapitre postdoc de son trajet académique et de comment celui-ci l’a propulsé vers la carrière de scientifique des données. On a ensuite plongé dans la question de ce qu’est que la science des données et de comment accéder à ce domaine…

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Jean-Sébastien Provost – Partie 1 – De la psychologie aux sciences biomédicales

Cette semaine, je vous apporte une entrevue à propos d’un domaine où les détenteurs de doctorats en sciences sont très en demande – la science des données. Pour en parler, j’ai eu le plaisir d’avoir à mon micro Jean-Sébastien Provost, docteur en sciences biomédicales. Jean-Sébastien Provost détient un doctorat en science biomédicale de l’Université de…

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Athina Zampara – Part 2 – Leveraging Your Skills in Project Management

In part 2 of this week’s interview, Athina Zampara tells her story of investing in learning as an adult and of building her CV to eventually find a position in the European Commission, where she now oversees projects offering support to PhDs and researchers around the globe. Athina Zampara comes from Greece and has lived…

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Athina Zampara – Part 1 – From Physics to the E-Learning Industry

In this week’s episode, you’ll be hearing about gender bias in academia, about the experience of being a first-generation graduate student, and about the daunting question of “is it OK to quit your PhD?” This week’s guest will also talk about her career journey leading to a Project Officer position in the Eurpoean Commission. Athina…

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Zoë Ayres – Part 2 – Being a Research Scientist in the Water Industry

In Part 2 of my conversation with Zoë Ayres, we discussed her experience transitioning from an industry-led postdoc to her current position in the water industry. We talked about the application and interviewing process and about best practices at this important stage, about what you bring to the table as a candidate when you have…

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