Mental Health

Susanna L. Harris Pt. 2 – Creating a Community Around Mental Health

Warning: Please note that this episode mentions different mental health issues, including suicidal ideation. Susanna L. Harris is a PhD student at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill where she studies how different types of bacteria stick to the roots of plants. Susanna started PhD Balance to empower academics during and after Grad…

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Susanna L. Harris Pt. 1 – Mental Health in Graduate School

Warning: Please note that this episode mentions different mental health issues, including suicidal ideation. When we look around us, it’s easy to think everyone else is doing fine and has a picture perfect life. It’s easy to feel like your peers are better than you, more successful, having a better time. But you’d be surprised……

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Inês Campos Costa – Taking the Turn No One Expects

The biggest entrepreneurs are mothers in underdeveloped countries, figuring out creative and innovative solutions to ensure their families’ sustainability. We use sexy terms associated to tech and industry, but entrepreneurship is not “just for the illuminated” – it starts within. Inês believes that by becoming the finest version of ourselves we are the best agents…

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Boîte à outils pour les études doctorales – Mon cheminement

Téléchargez la “Boîte à outils pour votre doctorat” maintenant ! Transcription de l’épisode : Bonjour! Aujourd’hui, je vous apporte un épisode différent. Aujourd’hui, je vais vous parler de mon parcours – celui qui m’a amené à ce que je fais aujourd’hui et à l’aventure Papa PhD. Votre doctorat est littéralement une aventure – c’est un…

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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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Inês Thomas Almeida – A Winding Journey From Biology to Musicology

We’re fresh into a new year, and this time of year is one of re-evaluation, decision-taking, and renewal for a lot of you out there. This week, you’ll hear Inês Thomas Almeida’s recount of 20 years starting in a biology bachelor’s and leading to a PhD project in musicology, with many twists and turns in…

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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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Abel Polese – Building a Career – Failure by Failure

Can life be made exclusively of successes? Can you find fulfillment in a job that pays well but is not aligned with your values? Does every postdoc get to be a professor? In this episode of Papa PhD, we address all these important questions and much more, as we talk with Abel Polese about his…

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