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The Pillars of PhD Career Readiness with Mrim Boutla

Get the Papa PhD Tool kit ! Welcome to Season 3 of the Papa PhD podcast! To start this new season, today I’m bringing you a great interview Dr. Mrim Boutla, a neuroplasticity PhD turned career coach, who was on the show in Season 2, but in French. Mrim has put a lot of thought into…

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Revisiting the Humanities PhD in 2021 with Greg Kelly

Get the Papa PhD Tool kit ! This week on Papa PhD, I have the pleasure of bringing you my conversation with Greg Kelly, Executive producer of IDEAS, on CBC Radio. During our conversation, Greg shares a very colourful recount of his experience in Oxford as a literature PhD student and talks about his post-PhD…

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Faire le pont entre chercheur.e.s. et entreprises avec Anne Bonlarron

Tu aimes Papa PhD ? Laisse-moi un commentaire ici – une courte phrase suffit ! Et inclus ton identifiant Twitter – comme ça je pourrai te remercier personnellement ! Cette semaine sur Papa PhD, je t’apporte ma conversation avec Anne Bonlarron, fondatrice de Scienceo. Durant notre conversation, on a parlé de son expérience comme doctorante…

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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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Reshaping Your Career Through Change and Uncertainty with Katie Wedemeyer-Strombel

Hi! Before introducing today’s guest, and to celebrate two years of Papa PhD, I’d like to extend an invitation directly to you. If you have a question about one of the episodes of Papa PhD, or if you’d like me to connect you with the people you hear on the podcast, or if you’d like…

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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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A Vision of Graduate School for the 21st Century With Monica Granados

Support the show on Patreon ! Or buy me a coffee 🙂 This week on the show, I bring you a very lucid and pleasant conversation about how the graduate school experience could improve with Monica Granados, Policy advisor at Environment and Climate Change Canada. A lot of the conversation revolved around a subject that…

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Filipa Carreira Barbosa – Navigating the International Student Experience

Many of us leave home for grad school, to another city or even to another country. Some end up staying after graduation, some end up coming back home. Being an international student can be an experience in freedom and independence, but the fact that you are far from family and friends may be challenging, especially…

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Fiona Robinson – Listening to Your Inner Voice

Imagine swimming 1.9 kilometers, then biking 90 kilometers through the hills of Mont-Tremblant, and then running a half-marathon. It may sound impossible or a task for super-humans… But people like you and me set out to do it, diligently train for months and months, and they do it – they complete an IronMan, or in…

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