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Following the Passion of Research with Mariana Vargas-Caballero

Many of my guests have talked about tuning into and pursuing your passion, when considering career options. In this episode, I talked with Mariana Vargas-Caballero about how she discovered her passion for science and about the choices and principles that brought her into the academic life. What you’ll learn about in this episode: The value…

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Faire rayonner la science avec Marie-Andrée Fallu

La vie n’est pas faite de belles lignes droites. Pour mon invitée d’aujourd’hui, Marie-Andrée Fallu, son trajet académique a été assez linéaire jusqu’au post-doctorat, mais différents facteurs sont venus l’orienter vers la carrière qu’elle mène aujourd’hui, loin du terrain et de la recherche… mais pas tant que ça! Ce que tu apprendras dans cet épisode…

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Student Advocacy and Professional Development in Graduate School With Jinelle Wint

This week on Papa PhD, we’ll be focusing on graduate students and their professional development needs and common blind spots. My guest, Jinelle Wint, did her PhD in the biological sciences and throughout her academic journey, she learned the value of of working on her professional skills, and has coached many students in exploring their…

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Rethinking Higher Ed With Eric James Stephens

This week, I’m bringing you my conversation with Eric James Stephens, Founder of ChangeHigherEd, a platform where, in the summer of 2020, being unemployed, he set out to help PhDs understand their value through live-streamed events and workshops that ended up bringing in many thought leaders into the discussion and having over 250 registered attendees. With him, I…

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Finding Your Place Professionally as a Humanities PhD with Katina Rogers

Every day, I see conversations happening about how a PhD in humanities or the social sciences is a dead end and a waste of time. Maybe you are having this reflection now. The truth is that I’ve had many conversations proving exacly the opposite. This week’s interview was one of them. Download “Tools for Your…

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Doctorat en sciences humaines et choix de carrière avec Sophie Leclère

Est-ce que tu travailles sur ta thèse dans le domaine des sciences humaines ? Est-ce que des fois tu te questionnes sur ce qui viendra après ? Est-ce que tu as déjà pensé lâcher le doctorat? Mon invitée de cette semaine est passé par ces questionnements avant de trouver le bon format pour son doctorat…

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Season Finale – Danni Reches – Part 2 – Work, Life, and Podcasting as a PhD Researcher

Download “Tools for Your PhD Journey” Now ! Welcome to this Papa PhD season finale, a special collab with the What Are You Going to Do With That podcast. Right now, if you go to their website you will find the interview I gave for their show!  In this second part, Danni Reches talks about…

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Season Finale – Danni Reches – Part 1 – Building Your Path In the Social Sciences

Download “Tools for Your PhD Journey” Now ! Welcome to this Papa PhD season finale, a special collab with the What Are You Going to Do With That podcast. Right now, if you go to their website you will find the interview I gave for their show!  On the Papa PhD mic with me for…

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Maryse Thomas – Part 2 – Science Communication in Academia

In Part 2 of my interview with Maryse Thomas, we talk about the role scientists can play in disseminating sound scientific information. We also discuss the UsefulScience.org and how being director of this science popularization platform has beciome an integral part of her academic career. Maryse Thomas is a post-doctoral research fellow at the Massachussets…

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Maryse Thomas – Part 1 – Enriching Your Graduate School Experience

In this episode, we’re going to talk with Maryse Thomas, Director of the Useful Science website and podcast, about science communication and popularization, and about how it can enrich your graduate school experience and your career as a young researcher. We’re also going to hear about her PhD and about her recent experience going abroad…

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