6 Best Articles on PhD
The most useful articles on PhD from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.
Top 5 PhD Articles
At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved on PhD by Refind users in 2023 so far.
- ‘I don’t want this kind of life’: graduate students question career options
- There’s an awful cost to getting a PhD that no one talks about
- What You Need to Know Before Considering a PhD
- Twenty things I wish I’d known when I started my PhD
- How to build a better PhD
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How to build a better PhD
There are too many PhD students for too few academic jobs — but with imagination, the problem could be solved.
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‘I don’t want this kind of life’: graduate students question career options
As interest in academia fades, scholars in PhD and master’s programmes are dubious about the value of their degree in advancing their professional lives, finds Nature survey.
Lessons from my PhD
Lessons I learned during my PhD that can be applied to virtually any job.
There’s an awful cost to getting a PhD that no one talks about
In the Darwinian world of academia, too many people assume psychological problems are for the weak.
Twenty things I wish I’d known when I started my PhD
Recent PhD graduate Lucy A. Taylor shares the advice she and her colleagues wish they had received.
What You Need to Know Before Considering a PhD
Written: 27 Aug 2018 by Rachel Thomas My newest Ask-A-Data-Scientist post addresses the question of whether to pursue a PhD. You can find my previous Ask-A-Data-Scientist advice columns here.…
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