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Changing University Parental Leave Policies with Marie McCausland

Get the Papa PhD Career Readiness Tool kit ! University policies… Are they set in stone? Do we get to update them, if they’re unfair or archaic? If you’re considering this type of question, today, you might be feeling like David facing Goliath, and tend to shrug your shoulders and just accept things as they…

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Marketing Your Research Skills after the PhD with Alana Rister

Get the Papa PhD Career Readiness Tool kit ! Building your brand? Improving your discoverability? Establishing a presence on social media? These are questions that are seldom covered in the context of graduate school and of the career development of young researchers. Do these questions pique your interest? This week, I’m bringing you my recent…

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S’éloigner de la recherche et y revenir avec Nicolas Stifani

Contribue à la production de Papa PhD sur Patreon ! Ou ravitaille David en café 🙂 Cette semaine sur Papa PhD, je t’apporte ma récente conversation avec Nicolas Stifani, coordonnateur de la plateforme de miscroscopie de l’Université de Montréal. Nicolas et moi nous sommes croisés au doctorat, à l’Institut Neurologique de Montréal. Dans cette conversation…

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Are Things Changing for the Better for Women in STEM? with Krishna Kadiyala

Get the Papa PhD Career Readiness Tool kit ! On this episode, I will be bringing you my interview with Krishna Kadiyala. During our conversation, we talked about Krishna’s experience as a woman in the STEM space, and in particular about her decision to have children during the PhD. An important conversation I really wanted…

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Celebrating a Podcasting Milestone with Planthropology’s Vikram Baliga

This week on Papa PhD, I’m joined by Vikram Baliga in sharing with you a celebration of a great milestone for Papa PhD and for his podcast – the Planthropology podcast. Having both started podcasting in 2019, we just reached 50.000 downloads at a few days of interval, and we decided to thank you, the…

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A Discussion About “Bad Habits” in Academia With Author Amy Gentry

This week on Papa PhD, I’m discussing a fictional book – a thriller set within academia – with author Amy Gentry. In our conversation, I talked with Amy about her personal experience going through a PhD in the humanities and about what aspects of that experience inspired her to write “Bad Habits”. Amy Gentry is…

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Staying True to Your Life Plans During the PhD with Katya Park

Hi! This week, I have the great pleasure of bringing you a conversation about life balance in graduate school with Katya Park. During the interview, Katya shared how during her PhD and postdoc she made sure to stay true to her life plans, namely those related to building a family, while working towards her goals,…

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Psychologie, doctorat et transdisciplinarité avec Pierre-Henri Garnier

Télécharge la “Boîte à outils pour le doctorat” maintenant !  Salut! Cette semaine sur Papa PhD, je t’apporte une conversation au long de laquelle, avec mon invité, Pierre-Henri Garnier, on a parlé psychologie, transdisciplinarité et doctorat, et à la fin de laquelle il a partagé un exercice de réalité virtuelle (sans casque) qui t’aidera à…

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Déboulonner les mythes de l’emploi après le doctorat avec Emilie-Jade Poliquin

Contribue à la production de Papa PhD sur Patreon ! Ou ravitaille David en café 🙂  Salut! Avant de te présenter l’invitée d’aujourd’hui, et pour célébrer les deux ans de Papa PhD, j’aimerais t’étendre une invitation, directement à toi. Si un des épisodes de Papa PhD a suscité chez toi une question, ou si tu…

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Promoting Career Success in STEM with Harinder Singh

Hi! This week I have the pleasure of bringing you someone whose mission is to help graduate students and postdocs with their career development. As Director of UC Irvine’s GPS-STEM Program, Harinder Singh achieves this transition support through different approaches, including training, mentoring, and networking. During our conversation, we talked about how he got interested…

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