Communication

Tools for your PhD Journey – My Path

Download “Tools for Your PhD Journey” Now ! Episode transcript: Hi everyone! Today I’m bringing you a different episode. Today I’ll be talking about my path – what brought me here, to what I do today and to the Papa PhD adventure. Your PhD is literally an adventure – it’s an exploration, a journey into…

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Clarissa Wright – Promoting the Intersection Between Science and Art

Coming from a specific domain of research doesn’t dictate what your career journey will look like. Your interests, your strong suits, as well as any extra skills you’ve picked up during your lifetime may reveal themselves to be instrumental and key elements in what you’ll do profesionally later on. In this episode of Papa PhD,…

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Élodie Chabrol – La passion pour la science et pour la vulgarisation

Dans la vie, on peut se faire dire des tas de choses. Entre autres, on peut se faire dire qu’une de nos idées ou qu’un de nos projets est voué à l’échec. Le hic, c’est que cette idée, ce projet, personne ne les voit comme nous on les voit. Dans cet épisode de Papa PhD,…

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Falisha Karpati – Finding Your Place and Thriving in the AltAc Space

We always want to project into the future as the best possible version of ourselves. But we often fall into the trap of setting our goals based on what we’ve been told we should aim for, or what we see our neighbors aiming for. A big part of enjoying our time in graduate school depends…

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Career Conversations – Setting Standards and Knowing Your Worth as a Researcher

Deciding to embark on graduate studies can be a big step to take. For a lot of you out there, it represents your first leap into independent life and can carry a lot of unknowns, especially if you are a first generation graduate student. One of the big challenges this decision carries, besides having to…

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Papa PhD Pearls of Wisdom – 2019 Season

For the last episode of the 2019 season of Papa PhD, instead of an  interview, we’re bringing you some of the best advice our guests have shared so far, so enjoy the insights, take the opportunity to go listen to the earlier episodes, and remember to rate and leave a comment on your podcast app,…

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Joana Lobo Antunes – Crossing Borders Across Countries and Fields of Study

Life isn’t a straight line. In particular, professional life is not as much of a straight line as it was in the past. As scientists, as researchers, the path we follow is determined by our choices, but also by our collaborations and by opportunities that arise along the way. In this episode, Joana Lobo Antunes…

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Fábio Rosa, Gil Costa, Patrícia Monteiro – Taking Opportunities and Blazing Your Own Trail

This episode is a special one – it was recorded live with three guests who were speakers at the 2019 edition of BEBday, a meeting organized by the students of my PhD program at the University of Coimbra, Portugal – the BEB PhD Program. This year’s edition brought a group of scientists who had a diverse…

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Mark Crandall – Rising Up From Negative Self-Talk

What makes some people impervious to adversity? What kind of super-power do they have that allows them to get up after a major hit and find the will power to lick their wounds and come out fighting? This week, hear Mark Crandall tell his story of beating the odds and show us how we all…

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Cindy Hovington – Bringing Science-Based Advice to the Public Arena

In your life as a student or as a researcher, you may hear discouraging voices telling you you’re not good enough, not intelligent enough, or even not man enough for the task or project at hand. In today’s episode, we’re talking with Cindy Hovington, founder of CuriousNeuron.com, about why it is important to distance yourself…

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